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Zuilkowski, Stephanie Simmons; Samanhudi, Udi; Indriana, Ina – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
Indonesia has dramatically increased school enrolment at the secondary level over the past several decades, as reflected in national statistics. However, significant variation in enrolment rates remains across regions and genders. In some areas, nearly all youth complete secondary school; in others fewer than half attend. This study investigates…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dropouts, Secondary School Students, Enrollment
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Paniagua-Rodríguez, Alejandro; Bereményi, Bálint Ábel – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This article discusses how the call for families' active participation in school can be understood as a form of regulatory act producing neoliberal subjectivities based on responsibility, entrepreneurship and rational calculation. The analysis draws on the results of two projects aiming to improve the relationship between families of Spanish Roma…
Descriptors: Power Structure, Program Implementation, School Restructuring, Neoliberalism
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Oketch, Moses – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
To what extent, if at all, did the introduction of free primary education in Kenya in 2003 have positive equity effects, in terms of both access and achievement. Access is based on the number of candidates sitting the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) examination and the KCPE score is used to measure achievement levels. The study uses…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Access to Education, Poverty
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Sagie, Netta; Yemini, Miri – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This study examines and characterises the governmental discourse regarding entrepreneurship policy in the Israeli education system as a case study to expand existing knowledge regarding national entrepreneurship policy in education. The study is based on in-depth interviews with key governmental policymakers (holding the top of the pyramid…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Neoliberalism, Educational Policy, Public Policy
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Latif, Dilek – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
History education has been continually challenged by political competition in Cyprus. The education systems on both sides of the divide reflect the ongoing ethnic conflict and suffer from ethnocentrism. In particular, the history textbooks are used to convey and legitimise official narratives and reinforce identities defined "vis-à-vis"…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, History Instruction, Textbooks, Textbook Content
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Heslop, Jo; Parkes, Jenny; Januario, Francisco; Sabaa, Susan – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
Efforts to address school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV) globally are hampered by conceptual and methodological difficulties in capturing meaningful data needed to inform policy and practice. Whilst the emphases of influential studies tend to be on measuring practice of violence, the authors investigate whether they can develop a more…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, Violence, Cultural Differences, Educational Environment
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Sin, I Lin; Leung, Maggi W. H.; Waters, Johanna L. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This paper reveals the complex diversity that underpins ostensibly similar transnational education programmes (TNE), through a comparison of UK TNE in Malaysia and Hong Kong. It draws on data from two different yet cognate studies on the role of UK universities in delivering higher education in Asia. Some fine-grained and informative differences…
Descriptors: International Education, Foreign Countries, Disadvantaged, Comparative Education
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Yan, Chunmei; He, Chuanjun – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
The lack of deep engagement in academic studies is strikingly noteworthy in current higher education; however, the problem of absenteeism has not yet received sufficient attention in the field of teacher education globally, in particular in the field of EFL (English as a Foreign Language) teacher education at tertiary education level. The reasons…
Descriptors: College Seniors, Preservice Teachers, English (Second Language), Attendance
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Mitchell, Rafael – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
Recent policies in Ethiopia put students at the heart of school improvement through structures for peer leadership and school-level consultation, evaluation and decision-making. This article draws on an ethnographic study of a government school in Tigray, Ethiopia, to explore how the participation and influence of students is achieved and mediated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Participation, Elementary School Students, Urban Schools
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Trahar, Sheila; Juntrasook, Adisorn; Burford, James; von Kotze, Astrid; Wildemeersch, Danny – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
The three papers in this Forum approach the challenges of global academic writing and publishing, together with the continuing dominance of particular knowledges, in different ways. Adisorn Juntrasook and James Burford begin their paper, "Three letters from [image omitted] (Thailand) on geopolitical inequalities and educational knowledge…
Descriptors: Periodicals, Academic Discourse, Publishing Industry, Global Approach
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Gyamera, Gifty Oforiwaa – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
Using postcolonial theory, this paper discusses the conceptualisation and rationalisation of internationalisation in some universities in Ghana. The paper is based on a study conducted to critically examine internationalisation in three public Ghanaian universities. It is argued that although internationalisation is a major concept at the…
Descriptors: International Education, Foreign Countries, Universities, State Universities
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Metli, Akin; Martin, Robin Ann; Lane, Jennie Farber – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This paper uses mixed methods to explore perceptions of international-mindedness within two case study schools in Istanbul, Turkey: a national school with mostly Turkish students and an international school with students from many nationalities. Using a conceptual framework developed by an international education programme, the authors critically…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Case Studies, International Schools, Foreign Countries
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Kitagawa, Kaori – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This paper contributes to the conceptual and empirical development of 'preparedness pedagogy'. Preparedness involves learning, thus disaster risk reduction (DRR) should be discussed more in the field of education, particularly its sub-discipline of public pedagogy. Disaster risk reduction education should have an element of "a pedagogy in the…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Teaching Methods, Natural Disasters, Risk
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Vlcek, Petr; Svobodová, Hana; Resnik Planinc, Tatjana – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This paper addresses the lack of international knowledge and research in interdisciplinary curriculum development and teaching in the subjects of Physical Education and Geography. The authors analysed and compared elementary school curricular documents from two ex-communist countries, the Czech Republic and the Republic of Slovenia (an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Geography, Elementary Education
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Reed, Maureen; Maodzwa-Taruvinga, Mandivavarira; Ndofirepi, Elizabeth S.; Moosa, Raazia – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
First-generation students are often described as disadvantaged in university adjustment, self-efficacy and grades. Yet this deficit model of understanding first-generation students ignores their cultural capital, which could increase resilience and resourcefulness. Here, 844 students (31% first-generation) in South Africa and Canada completed…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Foreign Countries, Resilience (Psychology), Academic Achievement
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