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Hallinger, Philip; Liu, Shengnan; Piyaman, Patnaree – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This research explored the relationship of principal leadership and teacher professional learning in China and Thailand. The authors tested a conceptual model in which teacher trust and agency were proposed as mediators of the effects of the principal's learning-centered leadership on teacher professional learning. Common survey measures had been…
Descriptors: Principals, Cross Cultural Studies, Structural Equation Models, Learning Processes
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Di Biase, Rhonda – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
In efforts to improve the quality of education, the disparity between policy and practice in implementing learner-centred pedagogy has been well-documented. Acknowledging these challenges, this study investigated active learning reform using design-based research, an interventionist methodology in the Maldives. The intervention specifically sought…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Models, Active Learning, Intervention
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Faas, Daniel; Smith, Aimee; Darmody, Merike – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This article explores the ethos of multi-denominational primary schools in the context of increasing cultural and religious diversity in the Republic of Ireland. In particular, it investigates how the official ethos is played out in day-to-day school interactions. The mixed-methods study draws on data collected from 11 community national schools…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Elementary Schools, Foreign Countries, Community Schools
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Kim, Sung won – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
Large-scale rural-urban migration in China has left rural schools with large proportions of left-behind children whose parents are away working in the city. This has a huge impact on family-school relations and poses a burden on teachers. This study draws on 42 interviews with teachers working in two rural schools. This article argues that…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Family School Relationship, Rural Schools, Parent Child Relationship
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Munje, Paul Nwati – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
A qualitative based study was undertaken to explore the impact of teacher professional conduct on learner experiences and performance in three poor primary schools in a disadvantaged community in Cape Town, South Africa. Data was gathered through individual and focus-group interviews, observations and document reviews. The paper uses the…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Disadvantaged Schools, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Students
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Goren, Heela; Yemini, Miri – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
Global citizenship education (GCE) is a global education trend that, like democratic citizenship education, has been adopted recently by many education systems for the purpose of preparing students to engage in global society. In this study we applied Qualitative Content Analysis to semi-structured interviews with Israeli teachers with the aim of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Global Approach, Nationalism
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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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Sawhney, Sonia – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
This exploratory study investigates the influence of teachers' perception of students' socio economic position (SEP) on the disciplinary practices they adopt in classrooms. Qualitative data were collected using classroom observations and interviews with students, their parents and teachers. Findings highlight differentiated disciplinary practices…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Discipline, Teacher Student Relationship, Student Characteristics
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Xu, Yuwei; Waniganayake, Manjula – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
This paper explores the impact of gender on the employment of men in early childhood education and care (ECEC) centres through the voices of male and female early childhood teachers (ECTs) working in China. Gender imbalance in the ECEC workforce is a global phenomenon, and there has been little research about it in countries such as China. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Qoyyimah, Uswatun – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
This paper describes research on how curriculum reform provides novel conditions for influencing teacher professionalism. It draws on Bernstein's theories of the 'classification and framing' of curriculum and theories of teacher professionalism to investigate the impact of curriculum reform on teacher professionalism. The research was conducted in…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Educational Change, Curriculum Development, Secondary School Teachers
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Kaldi, Stavroula; Govaris, Christos; Filippatou, Diamanto – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
The present study explores Greek primary school teachers' perceptions and views on pupil diversity in the classroom environment. A large-scale survey was carried out in order to examine teachers' perceptions about pupil diversity and to identify personal and/or educational characteristics that can influence or predict these perceptions. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Students
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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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VanderDussen Toukan, Elena – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
If service-learning is to fulfill its potential to contribute to meaningful social change, scholars and practitioners must consider how service might foster a dynamic relationship between knowledge, the learner and the community. This paper challenges modernist conceptions of knowledge as a 'commodity' that can be delivered and consumed, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Change, Service Learning, Correlation
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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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