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McVicker, Claudia J. – Educational Considerations, 2019
Universities around the country are beginning to feel the need to add a global dimension to their programs. One way to prepare teachers to address the challenges associated with teaching children in a global age is through carefully structured, international study abroad where the candidates are immersed in another culture and school system. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Global Approach, Study Abroad
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Holmes, Casey – Educational Considerations, 2019
The rapid increase in communicative and technological integration through the late 1990s and early 2000s has reanimated the discussion surrounding the need to prepare young people to be global citizens. While the exact definition of global citizenship is difficult to pinpoint, the global community has identified several competencies that comprise…
Descriptors: Global Education, Citizenship Education, Adolescent Literature, Social Studies
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Balkar, Betül; Öztuzcu, Rabia; Aksab, Sahabettin – Educational Considerations, 2019
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the developments observed in the Turkish education policies in the light of international scientific studies on education policy following the 12 year compulsory education (4+4+4) reform that took place in 2012. Data for the study that was carried out as scoping review and intrinsic case study were…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, International Education
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Lickteig, Amanda D.; Rozell, Josie; Peterson, Ashley – Educational Considerations, 2019
Participation in study abroad programs has increased steadily since the late 1980s and has tripled in the past two decades. Benefits of these experiences include positive academic performance, improved mental health, and better professional development--but for pre-service teachers who study abroad, these positive benefits can also transfer into…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Student Teaching, Personal Narratives, Reflection
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Rolle, R. Anthony – Educational Considerations, 2016
Little is known about the educational productivity of public schooling organizations when examined outside of market-based, cost-minimization frameworks. The purpose of this research was to extend the literature that supports the appropriateness of measuring levels of the economic efficiency of public schools via an alternative approach, utilizing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Productivity, Public Schools, Elementary Schools
Liu, Qiang; Turner, David A. – Educational Considerations, 2016
The Institute of International and Comparative Education, Beijing Normal University has offered a Masters Program in Educational Leadership and Policy (Comparative Education) for the last four years and it attracts students from around the world, with substantial support in terms of scholarships, from the Chinese government. Beijing Normal…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Educational Administration, International Education, Comparative Education
Tonini, Donna C.; Burbules, Nicholas C.; Gunsalus, C. K. – Educational Considerations, 2016
This manuscript highlights the development of a leadership preparation program known as the Nanyang Technological University Leadership Academy (NTULA), exploring the leadership challenges unique to a university undergoing rapid growth in a highly multicultural context, and the hybrid model of leadership it developed in response to globalization.…
Descriptors: Models, Blended Learning, Higher Education, Global Approach
Purinton, Ted; Khalil, Dalia – Educational Considerations, 2016
This paper is a case study of one leadership preparation program, utilizing US school leadership standards and practices, offered in Egypt. This case study illuminates how cultural and policy distinctions impact differing necessities of educational leadership, and how those necessities conflict or concur with the international standards and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Administration, Leadership Training, Case Studies
Kang, Haijun; Lyu, Lei; Sun, Qi – Educational Considerations, 2016
Through the lenses of comparative adult education and international educational leadership development, this study explores the learning experiences of local school principals after they participated in a professional development program named "Domestic Study Program" (DSP) in Beijing. A qualitative narrative inquiry was applied and four…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Adult Education, International Education
Yamamoto, Yukiko; Enomoto, Naoko; Yamaguchi, Shinobu – Educational Considerations, 2016
Reflecting the social and economic change, Japanese education has shifted to decentralization since the 1980s. With an increased autonomy and responsibility, the local government plays an important role to develop competent school leaders. This descriptive study employs case study approach to illustrate current status of leadership development at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Administration, Educational Practices, Educational Policy
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BenDavid-Hadar, Iris – Educational Considerations, 2014
The educational achievement distribution of Israeli students is characterized by a low level of achievement with a wide achievement gap between high and low achievers compared with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD average. In fact, Israeli student achievement is characterized by the widest gap among the OECD…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Finance, Achievement Gap, Academic Achievement
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Hines, Mack T., III – Educational Considerations, 2008
The purpose of this study was to compare American and Scottish preservice principals' post-internship concerns about becoming a principal. The survey findings for this study showed that overall American preservice principals were more concerned about becoming principals than their Scottish preservice counterparts. Based on the groups' discussion…
Descriptors: Mentors, Internship Programs, Foreign Countries, Leadership Training
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Jefferson, Anne L. – Educational Considerations, 2008
In Canada, the statutes governing public school teachers' collective bargaining are a combination of the provincial Labour Relations Act or Code and the respective provincial Education/School/Public Schools Act. As education is within the provincial, not federal, domain of legal responsibility, the specifics of each act or code can vary.…
Descriptors: Public School Teachers, Collective Bargaining, Foreign Countries, Legal Responsibility
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Brogan, Bernard R.; And Others – Educational Considerations, 1991
Includes "The Choice Movement" (Brogan); "Choice in American Education" (Witte); "Role of Parents in Education" (Mawdsley); "As Arrows in the Hand" (Coons); "Vouchers in Wisconsin" (Underwood); "Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (MPCP)" (Grover); "Civil Liberties and the MPCP"…
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Constitutional Law, Court Litigation, Disabilities