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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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BenDavid-Hadar, Iris; Case, Stephoni; Smith, Rob – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
The right to education depends upon a willingness to finance education fairly.¬†Addressing the difference in educational achievement between learners of different backgrounds is a key aspect of fairness. Framed by contemporary neoliberal policies around marketisation and competitiveness, this paper examines fairness in the education finance policy…
Descriptors: Funding Formulas, Educational Finance, Educational Policy, Comparative Analysis
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Nir, Adam; Kondakci, Yasar; Emil, Serap – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
Educational policy borrowing has become rather common in our globalised world. However, the literature lacks contextual criteria that may be employed by researchers and policy makers to assess the correspondence of a particular policy to the local context of a borrowing system. Based on a secondary analysis of documents and research reports, this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Educational Policy, Policy Formation
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Dvir, Yuval; Yemini, Miri; Bronshtein, Yifat; Natur, Nazeh – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
This study traces the founding process of Eastern Mediterranean International School (EMIS) by analysing the motivations and interests of different stakeholders involved in the establishment process. In this novel initiative students from Palestine, Israel, and other countries study within the Israeli public school system towards an International…
Descriptors: Public Education, Advanced Placement Programs, Teacher Attitudes, Administrator Attitudes
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Song, Kyoung-oh; Hur, Eun-Jung; Kwon, Bo-Young – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
While professional development has been emphasised in many countries, few comparative studies have examined the degree of teachers' participation in professional development and its effect on teachers. Using the TIMSS 2007 data, this study analyses to what extent teachers participated in professional development in 50 TIMSS countries and examines…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Faculty Development, Teacher Participation, Teacher Attitudes
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Hanna, Helen – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
It has long been established that an effective citizenship education in a multicultural society must incorporate some exposure to a variety of views on different topics. However, the ability and willingness to deal with difference relating to controversial matters of national identity, narrative and conflict vary. This is not least the case in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Cultural Pluralism, Self Concept
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Arar, Khalid; Beycioglu, Kadir; Oplatka, Izhar – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
The research compares principals in Israel (Jewish and Arab) and Turkey and how they perceive and practice their role in promoting social justice (SJ) in their schools in order to bridge socioeconomic and pedagogic gaps. It poses three questions: (1) How do Turkish and Israeli SJ leaders make sense of SJ? (2) What do SJ leaders do in both…
Descriptors: Principals, Comparative Education, Social Justice, Foreign Countries
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Da'as, Rima'a – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
Despite substantial interest and research in measuring leader's skills, little is known about the measurement equivalence and mean differences in the scores measuring principals' skills (cognitive, interpersonal, strategic) across cultures (collectivism versus individualism). The aim of the present study was to assess measurement…
Descriptors: Principals, Leadership Qualities, Measurement Techniques, Cross Cultural Studies
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Goren, Heela; Yemini, Miri – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2016
We apply semi-structured interviews to conceptualise perceptions of global citizenship among teachers at an international school and teachers at a local public school in Israel, revealing discrepancies between theory and practice in global citizenship education (GCE). We find that teachers perceive global citizenship differently along three major…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Global Approach, International Schools
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Shagrir, Leah – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2015
The objective of this research study was to identify the factors affecting the professional characteristics of teacher educators by comparing two models of teacher education. The research findings revealed four major focal points that have an impact on professional characteristics: the operational model adopted by the institution where teacher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Educators, Professional Identity, Models
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Abu-Rabia-Queder, Sarab; Arar, Khaled – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2011
This study examines the higher education experience among Palestinian Arab females in two national spaces and seeks to determine whether studying at an Arab institution of higher learning in a nearby Arab country can alleviate the emotional and economic difficulties that affect Palestinian women at Israeli universities. What can institutions of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Muslims, Jews, Activism
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Zembylas, Michalinos; Bekerman, Zvi; Haj-Yahia, Muhammad M.; Schaade, Nader – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2010
This paper suggests the need for a critical analysis of the nationalization of mourning and its educational implications, especially in conflict-ridden areas. Our thoughts are grounded in a comparative study on mourning that has been conducted as part of our long-standing ethnographic research in schools in Cyprus and Israel during the last 10…
Descriptors: Grief, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Ethnography, Foreign Countries
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Romi, Shlomo; Lewis, Ramon; Katz, Yaacov J. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2009
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between teachers' classroom discipline techniques and students' individual and communal responsibility in Australian, Chinese, and Israeli classrooms. The sample comprised 5521 students in grades 7-12 and 748 teachers. The participating Australian, Chinese, and Israeli schools included both…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Student Responsibility, Classroom Environment