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Poloma, Asabe W.; Szelényi, Katalin – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This historical multi-case study uses the concepts of coloniality of knowledge, critical hybridity, and indigeneity in examining higher education development in Africa through the efforts of Nnamdi Azikiwe of Nigeria and Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana, two educational reformers and former international students in the USA. We develop a framework for…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Policy, Case Studies, Indigenous Populations
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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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Stockfelt, Shawanda – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2015
The paper discusses factors impacting on boys' educational aspirations at two case-study schools in urban Jamaica. It focuses on boys' experience of their educational environment in relation to social, cultural and economic factors, which shapes the nature of their aspirations towards higher education. The study utilised Bourdieu's notion of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Urban Areas, Males, Academic Aspiration
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Mercer, Justine; Pogosian, Victoria – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2013
This paper analyzes the Head of Department (HoD) role at an elite State university in Russia. It draws upon documentary analysis of government texts and focus groups with both HoDs and lecturers. It concludes that most HoDs are invited to apply for the role by more senior university colleagues. Once in post, they are offered a range of helpful…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Department Heads, College Faculty
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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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Jakobi, Anja P.; Rusconi, Alessandra – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2009
Since 1999, European education ministers have discussed and further implemented the "Bologna process", a wide-ranging framework for the reform of higher education. Lifelong learning was added as a goal of the process in 2001. This article evaluates the extent to which the development of lifelong learning has progressed and examines…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, Educational Change, Foreign Countries