NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 10 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Rouhani, Leva – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2017
In recent years heightened attention has been directed towards the connections between schooling and local communities in sub-Saharan Africa. While community participation in school management has been emphasized as a strategy to promote sustainable development and improve quality education in sub-Saharan Africa, in practice this strategy has…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Gender Differences, Case Studies, Trend Analysis
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Mochizuki, Yoko – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2016
In 2015, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly adopted a resolution titled "Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development" and a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The notion of "transformative education" is being mainstreamed in the work of UNESCO within the new framework of the SDGs,…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Transformative Learning, Social Change, International Organizations
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Shepherd, Alison Victoria – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2015
This paper considers education in the Mexican state of Oaxaca and the effects that an active teachers' union has had upon not only the education of the primary and secondary schools that the teachers represent, but also on higher educational policy in the state. The difference between rhetoric and reality is explored in terms of the union as a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Development, Barriers, Educational Policy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Bellei, Cristian; Cabalin, Cristian – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2013
During the last decade, Chilean society was shaken by sharply critical and powerful student movements: secondary students led the 2006 "Penguin Revolution" and university students led the 2011 "Chilean Winter." This article describes and analyzes these student movements to illustrate how students can be highly relevant…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Activism, Advocacy, Commercialization
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Ginsburg, Mark – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2010
In the introduction to his article, "Aid, Development, and Education," Klees (2010) poses the question, has the "hundreds of billions of dollars in international aid... loaned to [or otherwise targeted to "assist"] developing countries through bilateral and multilateral mechanisms... helped?" He then posits the question to be "too complicated to…
Descriptors: Economic Progress, Poverty, Quality of Life, Ideology
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Kamat, Sangeeta – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2010
Recent works that assess whether development has been well-served, or served at all, by international aid, are overwhelmingly pessimistic in their assessment and in favor of the market as the antidote to international aid (Klees, 2010). The author finds that Steve Klees' essay focuses on the neoliberal and liberal frameworks that represent the…
Descriptors: Politics of Education, Political Attitudes, Economic Development, Models
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Silova, Iveta – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2008
The NGO boom of the 1990s was matched by mounting literature on the influence of NGOs on world politics. The 1998 inaugural issue of "Current Issues in Comparative Education" ("CICE")--"Are NGOs Overrated?"--brought these debates into the very center of international and comparative education. The journal issue inspired a fascinating conversation…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Educational Change, Nongovernmental Organizations, International Organizations
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Steiner-Khamsi, Gita – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2008
Sustainability strategies are closely tied to the logic of the donor in every institution. Philanthropies that are set up with a limited time-span tend to scale up their impact differently. The educational programs of the Open Society Institute, for example, prioritize institutionalization over any other sustainability strategy. This is how it…
Descriptors: Donors, Program Effectiveness, International Organizations, Educational Policy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Sobe, Noah W. – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2007
This article analyzes a 1944 publication entitled "International Relief in Action 1914-1943: Selected Records with Notes" alongside the 2004 standards for education in emergencies that were developed by INEE (the Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies). In doing so, the author aims to reveal how biological life, expectations of…
Descriptors: Coordination, Conflict, Emergency Programs, Educational Planning
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Ahmad, Iftikhar – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2004
Since the 1980s the mission of the national citizenship education curriculum in Pakistan has been the Islamization of society. The government curriculum guidelines require textbooks to emphasize Islam as the national ideology of the state of Pakistan. Recognizing the deleterious effect of an exclusivist curriculum on the civic unity of the nation,…
Descriptors: National Curriculum, Textbook Content, Religious Cultural Groups, Civics