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Barsoum, Ghada – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
Private institutions are increasingly visible in the higher education landscape of Egypt. Many of these institutions, however, are within the "demand-absorbing" category, offered at relatively lower fees and requiring lower test scores for admission. Building on interview data, this paper looks at how the graduates of some of these…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Private Colleges, Neoliberalism, Educational Change
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Darnell, Simon C.; Huish, Robert – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
Since the 1990s, Cuba has offered scholarships to students from low-resource countries to attend the Escuela Internacional de Educación Física y Deporte (EIEFD) for a six-year degree in sport, physical education, and coaching. Drawing on the experiences of EIEFD graduates from four Southern African countries (Zambia, South Africa, Mozambique, and…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Partnerships in Education, Graduate Surveys, Educational Cooperation
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Onursal-Besgül, Özge – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
This article focuses on the structural changes Turkish higher education is going through as a result of Turkey's integration into the European educational space. The focus of the article is the process of policy transfer. For this purpose, the article outlines the changes in Turkish higher education comprehensively to explain the dynamics of the…
Descriptors: International Cooperation, Educational Cooperation, Educational Change, Higher Education
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Courtney, Jane – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
This research is based on a multi-disciplinary and multi-levelled analysis of evidence to present the case that education reform needs to be contextualised far more widely than is currently practised. It focuses on the voices of Cambodian local teacher trainers through interviews over a five-year period. Interview data is triangulated against…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Global Approach, Educational Policy
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Gregorutti, Gustavo; Espinoza, Oscar; González, Luis Eduardo; Loyola, Javier – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2016
Over the last 30 years, Chile and Mexico have been implementing neoliberal policies to reform their higher education systems. This report compares the development and impact of those policies within three main areas in both countries, namely: (1) trends and characteristics of the growing private higher education sector, (2) commercialisation and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Privatization, Higher Education, Neoliberalism
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Kim, Stephanie K. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2016
Under the slogan of internationalisation, Korean universities have opened international colleges as a way to better attract and accommodate foreign students. However, due to a lack of foreign student recruiting capability, the majority of the students who enrol at one such international college are not foreign, but Korean. Contradictions arise…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language Usage, Korean
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Vong, Keang-ieng Peggy; Hu, Bi Ying; Xia, Yan-ping – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2015
A Chinese and a Swedish preschool teacher education programme were examined in search for commonalities and differences of the curriculum decision-making considerations involved in the respective programme revision process. Findings include: (1) the two programmes have shifted orientations and become similar, yet there was no fundamental…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Quality, Preschool Education, Correlation
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Sayed, Yusuf; Sprague, Terra; Turner, David; Smith, Alan; Paulson, Julia; Shields, Robin; Shrestha, Purna Kumar; Unterhalter, Elaine; Vaughan, Rosie Peppin; Smail, Amy; Tungaraza, Frida; Sutherland, Margaret; Stack, Niamah; Barrett, Angeline M.; Bunwaree, Vasant K.; Alhawsawi, Sajjad; Hanna, Helen; Soudien, Crain; Motivans, Albert – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2013
As the 2015 target date for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) approaches, there are a growing number of processes, preparations and debates on what a post-2015 agenda and framework will look like. The United Nations Development Group (UNDG) (as chaired by the United Nations Development Programme) is leading the planning of efforts…
Descriptors: International Cooperation, Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Equal Education
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Aerden, Axel; De Decker, Frederik; Divis, Jindra; Frederiks, Mark; de Wit, Hans – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2013
Internationalisation has transformed into mainstream strategy in higher education and is increasingly seen as adding value to the life of universities through improving its quality. But how do we assess the quality of internationalisation? This article evaluates a pilot project that aimed to qualitatively assess the internationalisation of…
Descriptors: International Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Outcomes of Education
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Hardman, Frank; Ackers, Jim; Abrishamian, Niki; O'Sullivan, Margo – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2011
While many countries in Eastern and Southern Africa are on track for meeting the Education for All targets, there is a growing recognition of the need to improve the quality of basic education and that a focus on pedagogy and its training implications needs to be at the heart of this commitment. By drawing on three East African countries, Kenya,…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Development, Educational Policy
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Dimmock, Clive; Leong, Jason Ong Soon – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2010
This paper reports a study aimed at developing a substantive theory on the perspectives of Mainland Chinese studying in Singaporean universities. The study was guided by two research questions: (1) Why do university students from Mainland China choose to study in Singapore? and (2) How do Mainland Chinese university students manage the experience…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, College Students
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Mok, Ka Ho – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2009
The economic transition in China since the late 1970s has led not only to drastic social transformations but also to rapid advancements in science and technology, as well as the revolution in information and communications technology. In order to enhance the global competence of the Chinese population in coping with the challenges of the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Privatization, Global Approach, Governance
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Barabasch, Antje; Huang, Sui; Lawson, Robert – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2009
In the realm of reconfiguring Chinese vocational education and training (VET) the country is collaborating with Germany which provides guidance and support for the development of a dual system in China. The article outlines the circumstances that need to be considered in such a policy transfer and possible scenarios for the development of a modern…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Models, Educational Policy