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Kitagawa, Kaori – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This paper contributes to the conceptual and empirical development of 'preparedness pedagogy'. Preparedness involves learning, thus disaster risk reduction (DRR) should be discussed more in the field of education, particularly its sub-discipline of public pedagogy. Disaster risk reduction education should have an element of "a pedagogy in the…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Teaching Methods, Natural Disasters, Risk
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Milligan, Lizzi O.; Koornhof, Hannchen; Sapire, Ingrid; Tikly, Leon – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
There are many assumptions about the ways in which textbooks and other learning and teaching support materials (LTSM) can contribute to improved learning outcomes in many international contexts. These can focus on ways that they can implement the school curriculum, often in lieu of good pedagogical practice. Drawing on case studies from Rwanda and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Barriers, Language of Instruction, Textbooks
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Simpson, Ashley; Dervin, Fred – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
In 2018 the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) stressed that 'citizens need not only the skills to be competitive and ready for a new world of work, but more importantly they also need to develop the capacity to analyse and understand global and intercultural issues' (OECD 2018, 2). The OECD global competence framework…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Cultural Awareness, Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries
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Chen, Peiying; Hsieh, Hsiao-chin – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This paper considers the current status of academic performance and administrative leadership of women academics in Taiwan in the context of neo-liberalism. Emergent forces of higher education restructuring, including gender equity legislation have influenced Taiwanese universities to transition from authoritative state bureaucracies to more…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Tenure, Faculty Promotion, Neoliberalism
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Çiftçi, S. Koza; Cin, Firdevs Melis – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
This research aims to unearth the educational challenges experienced by teachers and communities in rural Turkey. The research employs Nancy Fraser's three dimensional justice approach -- distribution, recognition and participation -- to frame these challenges and to argue that rural challenges go beyond economic rationalities and concerns of…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Foreign Countries, Rural Schools, Rural Education
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Ogisu, Takayo – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
Drawing on a sociocultural perspective, this article analyses a Cambodian student-centred policy named Effective Teaching and Learning (ETL) to explore how this policy is practiced, or constructed through the negotiation among policy actors. Tensions I found in the policy between radical orientation toward the transformation of knowledge and its…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Sociocultural Patterns
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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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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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Gao, Su; Wang, Jian; Zhong, Zhiyong – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
The Chinese government has implemented centralised science curriculum standards to change science teaching from a didactic to inquiry-based approach to support all students in acquiring science literacy. Framed through theoretical perspectives of inquiry-based instruction and cultural pedagogy, this study examined the influence and impact of these…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Academic Achievement, Standards, Science Curriculum
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Raihani, R. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
This paper examines how education in Indonesia can help create tolerant and multicultural citizens through the analysis of policies and practices. After the political shift in 1998, Indonesia issued education law No. 20 in 2003 which contains, though vague, a couple of articles that can underpin the development and implementation of multicultural…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Religious Education, Islam
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Klerides, Eleftherios; Zembylas, Michalinos – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
The power of local borders to resist and prevent transnational mobilities in education has received little attention in comparative education. In this article we explore the motif of "border immunology' with reference to new history, a mobile paradigm of history teaching, and Greek-Cypriot and Turkish-Cypriot history textbooks as types of…
Descriptors: Self Concept, History Instruction, Textbooks, Foreign Countries
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Peresso, Randolph – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
This paper focuses on the methodology adopted for Malta+5, which builds on Robin Alexander's work by comparing the five pedagogical cultures he studied to the one in Malta. It reflects critically on the research process adopted in this study, and shows how, despite the very limited experience and resources, applying the methodology, frameworks and…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, Teaching Methods, Comparative Analysis, Models
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Guthrie, Gerard – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
The student-centred, progressive paradigm has not had sustained success in changing teacher-centred, formalistic practices in "developing" country classrooms. Does "Gestalt-switch" and paradigm reversal demonstrate that progressive theory has realigned with formalistic reality, or has it remained axiomatic in the research and…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Developing Nations, Educational Practices, Validity
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Hanna, Helen – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
It has long been established that an effective citizenship education in a multicultural society must incorporate some exposure to a variety of views on different topics. However, the ability and willingness to deal with difference relating to controversial matters of national identity, narrative and conflict vary. This is not least the case in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Cultural Pluralism, Self Concept
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Arar, Khalid; Beycioglu, Kadir; Oplatka, Izhar – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
The research compares principals in Israel (Jewish and Arab) and Turkey and how they perceive and practice their role in promoting social justice (SJ) in their schools in order to bridge socioeconomic and pedagogic gaps. It poses three questions: (1) How do Turkish and Israeli SJ leaders make sense of SJ? (2) What do SJ leaders do in both…
Descriptors: Principals, Comparative Education, Social Justice, Foreign Countries
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