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Sarkar Arani, Mohammad Reza; Lander, Bruce; Shibata, Yoshiaki; Kim-Eng Lee, Christine; Kuno, Hiroyuki; Lau, Andrew – European Journal of Education, 2019
This study analyses the teaching scripts and structure of lesson practices of a Singaporean English teacher at two different levels of class through a comparative analysis. Specifically, it aims to clarify how his view of teaching as tacit knowledge determines the structure of the lessons. The emphasis here is on the examination of a Singaporean's…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Teaching Methods, Lesson Plans, English (Second Language)
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Bove, Chiara; Jensen, Bente; Wyslowska, Olga; Iannone, Rosa Lisa; Mantovani, Susanna; Karwowska-Struczyk, Malgorzata – European Journal of Education, 2018
This article offers insights into what characterises innovative continuous professional development (CPD) in the field of early childhood education and care (ECEC) by analysing similarities and differences from case studies of exemplary approaches to innovative CPD in Denmark, Italy and Poland. The comparative analysis focuses on four features…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Professional Continuing Education, Institutional Cooperation, Early Childhood Education
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Calero, Jorge; Choi, Álvaro – European Journal of Education, 2017
The most painful effect of the Great Recession in European countries has been the surge in unemployment rates during a period that has been characterised by an increase in income inequality and the heterogeneous pattern of this inequality by educational level. Thus, workers with low levels of educational attainment were among the first to lose…
Descriptors: Adults, Unemployment, Comparative Analysis, Human Capital
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Caspersen, Joakim; Smeby, Jens-Christian; Olaf Aamodt, Per – European Journal of Education, 2017
The growing interest for measurement of learning outcomes relates to long lines of development in higher education, the request for accountability, intensified through international reforms and movements such as the development and implementation of qualifications frameworks. In this article, we discuss relevant literature on different approaches…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Higher Education, Accountability, Guidelines
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Kucel, Aleksander; Róbert, Péter; Buil, Màrian; Masferrer, Núria – European Journal of Education, 2016
This article studies entrepreneurial education and its impact on job-skills matches for higher education graduates. Those who possess entrepreneurial skills are assumed to be more market aware and creative in their job search. They are also expected to foresee which job offers would and would not, match their skills. Using a large comparative…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Education Work Relationship, Regression (Statistics), Job Skills
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Jongbloed, Janine; Pullman, Ashley – European Journal of Education, 2016
Focusing on the macro-micro interaction between institutional arrangements and individual life outcomes, this article investigates how welfare régime types impact the association between education and well-being, as measured by satisfaction with life. Theorising with Esping-Andersen's ideal-typical welfare régime typology, we hypothesise that…
Descriptors: Well Being, Social Systems, Correlation, Health
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Savvides, Nicola; Faas, Daniel – European Journal of Education, 2016
This article explores the extent to which young people in predominantly middle-class environments identify with Europe and considers the influence of European education policy, school ethos and curricula. We compare data drawn from individual and focus group interviews with students aged 15-17 at a state school and a European School in England.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Identification (Psychology), Focus Groups
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Schuller, Tom; Watson, David – European Journal of Education, 2015
In this article, Tom Schuller and David Watson, who were responsible for a major review of lifelong learning in the UK published in 2009, describe the main proposals from that review and compare them with the 1996 UNESCO report, "The Treasure Within". They find many points of similarity, as well as clear differences. Apart from specific…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Lifelong Learning, Research Reports, Comparative Analysis
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Crul, Maurice – European Journal of Education, 2015
Education is often seen as the most important mobility channel for children of immigrants. To what extent is this true? In this article, we look at successful second generation Turkish professionals in Sweden, France, Germany and The Netherlands. What kind of pathways did they take to become a professional? Based on the large quantitative…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Professional Personnel, Foreign Countries, Statistical Analysis
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Hazelkorn, Ellen – European Journal of Education, 2014
Ten years after the first global rankings appeared, it is clear that they have had an extraordinary impact on higher education. While there are fundamental questions about whether rankings measure either quality or what's meaningful, they have succeeded in exposing higher education to international comparison. More so, because of the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Comparative Analysis, Competition, Global Approach
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Agasisti, Tommaso – European Journal of Education, 2014
Recent policy suggestions from the European Community underlined the importance of "efficiency" and "equity" in the provision of education while, at the same time, the European countries are required to provide their educational services by minimizing the amount of public money devoted to them. In this article, an empirical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Assessment, Comparative Analysis, Expenditure per Student
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Troelsen, Rie; Laursen, Per F. – European Journal of Education, 2014
National cultures are known to influence educational institutions and practices in many ways. It therefore seems reasonable to assume that drop-out from university is also influenced by differences in national cultures. In this article, we compare drop-out from Danish universities with drop-out from European universities. Based on Danish national…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Dropouts, Dropout Research
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Locke, William – European Journal of Education, 2014
Rankings and online comparison sites have both facilitated and shaped the marketisation of higher education in England, the UK as a whole and elsewhere. They have facilitated marketisation by introducing greater competition between and within higher education institutions. Ultimately, they accomplish the transformation of qualities into…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Competition, Commercialization
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Pilkington, Marc – European Journal of Education, 2014
We present a comparative survey between the French and Indian higher education systems. In spite of their respective idiosyncratic features, we show that the two countries have both evolved comprehensively toward a knowledge-based society, in order to ensure the prosperity of their citizens. Secondly, we single out a threefold convergence between…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Change, Knowledge Economy
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Westerheijden, Don F.; Stensaker, Bjørn; Rosa, Maria J.; Corbett, Anne – European Journal of Education, 2014
The emergence and development of quality assurance schemes in European countries over the last 15-20 years has inspired many national case studies of the systems and procedures adopted. The methods, contexts, and procedures associated with this policy change are diverse. But although individual countries have set about changing policy in different…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Quality Assurance, Educational Quality, Educational Policy
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