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Wheeler, Leone; Guevara, Jose Roberto; Smith, Jodi-Anne – International Review of Education, 2018
Effective partnerships across different stakeholders are essential to the collaboration required for learning cities to contribute to sustainable development. Through partnerships, formal educational institutions, such as schools and universities, play a vital role in establishing and sustaining learning cities, often by facilitating the…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Sustainable Development, School Community Programs, Case Studies
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Zyngier, David – International Review of Education, 2017
Educational research often portrays culturally, linguistically and economically disenfranchised (CLED) children's disengagement from school learning as individual behaviour, ignoring the contribution of race, gender, socio-cultural, ethnic and social class factors. This paper analyses a specific community engagement programme in Australia which…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Informal Education, Equal Education, Social Justice
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Gross, Zehavit; Rutland, Suzanne D. – International Review of Education, 2017
In our post-modern, globalised world, there is a risk of unique cultural heritages being lost. This loss contributes to the detriment of civilization, because individuals need to be rooted in their own specific identity in order to actively participate in community life. This article discusses a longitudinal case study of the efforts being made by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Experiential Learning, Values Education, Youth Programs
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Seddon, Terri – International Review of Education, 2016
In the lead-up to the 2007 Australian federal election, Labor candidate Kevin Rudd described climate change as the "great moral challenge of our generation". In the years since then, the heat in Australia has been rising--in terms of both temperature and climate politics--, but government action has slowed down. Endorsement of economic…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Adult Education, Global Approach, Educational Policy
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Giles, Margaret; Paris, Lisa; Whale, Jacqui – International Review of Education, 2016
Incarceration costs are high; in Australia, for example, each prisoner costs an average of AUD 115,000 per year. Other countries are also feeling the fiscal pinch of high incarceration costs, and a number of jurisdictions are now closing some of their prisons. Most prison costs are non-discretionary (accommodation, meals, etc.). But some of the…
Descriptors: Role of Education, Art Education, Correctional Institutions, Institutionalized Persons
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Boughton, Bob; Durnan, Deborah – International Review of Education, 2014
In the field of international adult education, mass literacy campaigns enjoyed wide support in the 20th century, when they were seen as a way to increase the participation of previously marginalised and excluded populations in national development. Cuba's 1961 campaign achieved iconic status, but was only one of many successful campaigns in Latin…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Literacy Education, Foreign Countries, Postmodernism
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Hickling-Hudson, Anne – International Review of Education, 2014
The author of this paper considers the influence of Paulo Freire's pedagogical philosophy on educational practice in three different geographical/political settings. She begins with reflections on her experience as a facilitator at Freire's seminar, held in Grenada in 1980 for teachers and community educators, on the integration of work and study.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Philosophy, Educational Practices, Case Studies
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Gundara, Jagdish – International Review of Education, 2008
This paper focuses on the issue of separate schooling. Diverse societies use schools to develop shared value systems, strengthen democratic engagements and provide better educational outcomes. However, in Europe, the United States, Australia and elsewhere groups of parents and communities have been invoking human rights claims to challenge the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Segregation, School Choice, Equal Education
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Hickling-Hudson, Anne – International Review of Education, 2006
This study explores various elements in the struggle for a post-colonial refashioning of cultural identity through education. Drawing on experiences in Australia and the Caribbean, the author illustrates how educational systems undergoing decolonisation reflect socio-cultural tensions of race and power. The author discusses the complexities for…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Poverty, Cultural Awareness, Foreign Countries
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Symes, Colin; Boud, David; McIntyre, John; Solomon, Nicky; Tennant, Mark – International Review of Education, 2000
Argues that the current move at Australian universities toward instrumental programs of work-based learning threatens the existence of the liberal university, where knowledge is pursued predominantly for its own sake. Four dominant discourses--the liberal, the utilitarian, the reformist, and the liberal-vocational models--are identified as forces…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, College Role, Conference Papers, Education Work Relationship
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Rado, Marta – International Review of Education, 1978
Australian education was strictly monolingual until 1970 when the implementation of the Commonwealth Child Migrant Education Program provided special English instruction for immigrant students. Immigrants' languages are now offered as school subjects, but the growing awareness of multiculturalism has not affected English as the language of school…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language)
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Foley, Griff – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de l'Education, 1998
Puts forth a theory of popular education, the elements of which include (1) an emphasis on the relationship of education and learning to collective and emancipatory struggle, and (2) an analytical framework which connects learning and education with analysis of political economy and ideology. Tests the theory through a case study of Australian…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Case Studies, Citizen Participation, Educational Theories
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Hannah, Janet – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de l'Education, 1999
Summarizes the findings and recommendations of a study about access to colleges of further education and universities by refugees in Sydney, Australia, and the experiences of these students. Identifies examples of institutional good practice. Concludes with a series of recommendations for improving access and support for students from refugee…
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Role, Educational Practices, Equal Education
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Williamson, Alan – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de Pedagogie, 1992
Analyzes the role of education in incorporating Australia's Melanesian minority, the Torres Strait Islanders, into the Australian nation. Reviews education on the Strait Islands from 1892 to 1985, focusing on issues related to educational standards, the inclusion of islanders within legislative provisions for Aborigines, immigration, and…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Citizenship, Comparative Education, Educational History
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Brady, Wendy – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de l'Education, 1999
Investigates the impact of colonization on indigenous teaching and learning. Asserts that indigenous and western European concepts of knowledge must be placed in a framework of mutual interaction. Describes how culturally appropriate teaching and learning practices are being brought into the Australian educational systems to establish a more…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Holistic Approach
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