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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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Dulun, Öykü; Lane, Jennie F.; Ateskan, Armagan – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This study used comparative case study methodology to investigate student perceptions of different programmes that prepare them for a challenging high school education programme: the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP). Given the benefits and challenges of the programme, educators and stakeholders want to ensure students feel…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Academic Achievement, International Schools, High Schools
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Yu, Yun; Moskal, Marta – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This paper looks at structural conditions or institutional arrangements that facilitate or hinder interactions for international students. Drawing on the contact and diversity theory, analyses compare Chinese students' intercultural experience in business and non-business schools in one UK university and explore how these students interpret the…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Barriers, Foreign Countries, Intercultural Communication
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Yu, Patricia – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This comparative study modifies Cabrera and La Nasa's model to examine social and class stratification in students' college-choice outcomes in the USA and Taiwan, and compares the mechanisms that perpetuate this stratification between the two systems. Students' college-choice outcomes are defined by both institutional selectivity and control, in…
Descriptors: Social Stratification, Social Class, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Landis, Debbie; Yu, Gary; Tanner, Sophie; Karungu, Caroline; Mallinga, P. A.; Falb, Kathryn; Stark, Lindsay – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
Little is known about the differential experiences with violence among girls in conflict-affected societies based on their involvement in formal education. A quantitative survey was conducted with girls between the ages of 10-14 across 14 sites in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. The prevalence of three forms of violence was estimated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Involvement, Instructional Effectiveness, Violence
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Jerome, Lee – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
Contemporary citizenship education tends to focus on the development of skills through real experiences, which has led to a relative neglect or simplification of knowledge and understanding. This article outlines a framework for analysing citizenship curricula drawing on Young's notion of 'powerful knowledge' and 'knowledge of the powerful' and on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Curriculum Evaluation, Comparative Analysis
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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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Brooks, Rachel – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
Higher education is of considerable importance to policymakers across Europe. Indeed, it is viewed as a key mechanism for achieving a range of economic, social and political goals. Nevertheless, despite this prominence within policy, we have no clear understanding of the extent to which conceptualisations of 'the student' are shared across the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education
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Klegeris, Andis; Gustafsson, Emelie; Hurren, Heather – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
Generic problem-solving skills have been identified as one of the key competencies valued by professional programmes, university students and their future employers. A lack of widely available and simple testing tools prevents assessment of the development of student problem-solving skills. As part of a research study, a generic problem-solving…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Academic Ability, Tests, Undergraduate Students
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Debele, Meskerem L. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
Ethiopia has launched a grand scheme of renaissance to realise fast-paced economic growth. The two Growth and Transformation Plans spanning five years each (2010/11-2015/16 and 2016/17- 2020/21) outlined major targets towards which the country intends to mobilise all its resources. In the education sector, this vision is understood as producing a…
Descriptors: Christianity, Foreign Countries, Economic Development, Humanism
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Wan, Chang-Da – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
Access into higher education has traditionally been dominated by males. However, the current situation in Malaysia as well as in many developed and developing nations is that females have outnumbered males in higher education. By comparing gender enrolment, this paper illustrates the extent of gender disparity in Malaysian higher education across…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Enrollment, Higher Education, Gender Differences
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Tan, Cheng Yong; Liu, Dian – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
The present study compared the contribution of familial cultural capital to the reading achievement of 116,508 15-year-old students who participated in PISA 2012 in six Confucian heritage cultures (CHCs) and nine non-CHCs with comparable educational and economic development. The different states of cultural capital examined comprised…
Descriptors: Cultural Capital, Reading Achievement, Teaching Methods, Academic Achievement
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Carr-Hill, Roy – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
It has often been lamented that girls are more likely not to attend or to drop-out (for example, because of gender preference by the parents, insecurity, pregnancy, amongst many other postulated factors) or that their achievement even if they stay in school is worse than boys. For the former, UNESCO introduced the Gender Parity Index (GPI), which…
Descriptors: Females, Academic Achievement, Grade Point Average, Gender Differences
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Forestier, Katherine; Adamson, Bob – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
Adopting a comparative perspective to address educational issues in different contexts was a hallmark of Jullien's work in the early-nineteenth century. Different emphases and approaches to comparative education methodology have emerged in recent times thanks to major developments in technology, but have these changes rendered Jullien's ideas…
Descriptors: Criticism, International Assessment, Comparative Education, Comparative Analysis
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Epstein, Erwin H. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
More than any other historical figure, Marc-Antoine Jullien of Paris has been considered the "Father" of Comparative Education, and his "Esquisse d'un ouvrage sur l'éducation compare", appearing in 1816-17, has been viewed as that field's originating source. Yet, the view that Jullien is the first in his field, and that his…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Change Agents, Intellectual History, Epistemology
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