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Quaynor, Laura – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
Democratic citizenship education is of key concern in many societies, particularly with the adoption of global citizenship education in the United Nations' Education First Initiative. There have been particular critiques that current frameworks for understanding citizenship fail to account for civic understandings and practices in both African and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Democratic Values, Citizenship Education, Indigenous Knowledge
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Halai, Anjum; Durrani, Naureen – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
This paper studies an under-researched area--teachers' role in peacebuilding in conflict-affected contexts--through exploring teacher agency for social cohesion in Pakistan. Insights are sought into teachers' perspectives on the major drivers of conflict in society and the role of education and teachers in social cohesion and mitigating inequities…
Descriptors: Peace, Teacher Role, Observation, Focus Groups
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Ransom, James – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
Internationalisation is a cross-cutting theme in the strategic plans of many universities, and an increased international profile is a core goal for many cities. At the same time, even the leaders of some of Europe's most avowedly outward-facing, 'global' universities have begun to prioritise relations with their city counterparts in recent years.…
Descriptors: International Education, Strategic Planning, Urban Areas, Interviews
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Kim, Dongbin; Song, Quirong; Liu, Ji; Liu, Qingqin; Grimm, Adam – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
Employing a glonacal (global, national and local) heuristic as a theoretical lens, and a qualitative analysis with interview data, this study highlights how Chinese faculty members interpret the definitions and implications of pursuing world class universities (WCUs) and struggle with the multiple dimensions of their academic lives across global,…
Descriptors: Universities, Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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Muthanna, Abdulghani; Sang, Guoyuan – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
This is a qualitative case study focusing on reporting the dynamics that cause conflicts between academics and administrators in higher education in Yemen. Drawing upon a critical review of two policy documents, observational research and in-depth interviews with 59 administrators and academics, the article presents the key factors for conflict in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conflict, Higher Education, Qualitative Research
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Singh, Renu; Mukherjee, Protap – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
Using unique panel data from Young Lives study conducted in undivided Andhra Pradesh, India, this mixed-method paper analyses gender differentials in completion of secondary education. Results show biased secondary school completion rates in favor of boys. Probit regression results highlight certain variables such as mothers' education, wealth,…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Case Studies, Housework, Sex Fairness
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Edwards, D. Brent, Jr.; Brehm, Willian C.; Storen, Inga – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
This paper examines the Civil Society Education Fund's (CSEF) impact on the non-governmental organisation education partnership (NEP) in Cambodia. With financial backing from the World Bank and the Fast Track Initiative, the CSEF is an initiative that is managed internationally by the Global Campaign for Education. Its goal is to help national…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Advocacy, Governance, Politics of Education
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Cameron, Stuart James – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
This paper asks whether education is a viable route to better livelihoods and social inclusion for children living in poor urban areas in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It uses qualitative interviews with 36 students aged 11-16, living in slum and middle-class areas, and also draws on data from a larger, mixed-methods study to provide context. Many children…
Descriptors: Social Class, Social Integration, Foreign Countries, Poverty
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Hunter, Mark – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
From the 1980s and 1990s, governments around the world began to champion "parental choice" over schooling. Much of the existing scholarship has been based on examples taken from the global North. In such settings, where nuclear families are common, a major theme has been the privileged educational strategies and outcomes of middle-class…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Choice, Social Class, Social Change
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Paniagua, Alejandro; D'Angelo, Alessio – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
Based on two case studies of Third Sector Organizations (TSOs) working with schools and parents in Catalonia and London, this paper aims to discuss some of the implications of "participative" programmes aimed at involving those migrant families seen by schools as "hard to reach". First, we describe how an ambiguous notion of…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Educational Practices
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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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Sahu, Biswamitra; Jeffery, Patricia; Nakkeeran, N. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
Gender inequalities in educational attainment have attracted considerable attention and this article aims to contribute to our understanding of young women's access to higher education. The article is based on our in-depth interviews with 26 Hindu and Muslim young women attending colleges in urban Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore), south India, and…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Urban Areas, Higher Education, Equal Education
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Wong, Koon Lin; Lee, Chi Kin John; Chan, Kin Sang Jacqueline; Kennedy, Kerry John – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
Various terms have been used to define civic education (CE) in Hong Kong since the colonial era. This has been particularly true since 2011, when CE has been given many names, causing confusion among educators. Mixed methods were employed to examine teachers' perceptions of different conceptions of CE expressed as moral, civic and national…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Civics, Citizenship Education, Teacher Attitudes
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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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