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Tran, Ly Thi; Wall, Tony – International Review of Education, 2019
Evidence now calls into question the efficacy and appropriateness of pedagogical practices that force international students to adapt to Eurocentric expectations when they enrol in tertiary education outside their home country and cultural environment. In response to calls for alternative perspectives, this article introduces the educational…
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Foreign Students, Educational Philosophy, World Views
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Zhao, Dan; Chen, Yuchun; Parolin, Bruno; Fan, Xiao – International Review of Education, 2019
With urbanisation, rural-urban migration has meant falling levels of rural labour, loss of agricultural land and lowered agricultural productivity, all of which have hindered the development of modern agriculture in China. It has become crucial to train the rural labour force to become modern professional farmers who are knowledgeable, skilled,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agricultural Education, Farm Management, Lifelong Learning
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Trudell, Joel; Cheffy, Ian – International Review of Education, 2019
Lifelong learning is an established concept in international education, with the discourse surrounding it implying that it is globally relevant. Nevertheless, lifelong learning takes place in specific local contexts in which features such as language, location and content are distinctive. This raises the question: How is an understanding of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Areas, Lifelong Learning, Adults
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Castillo, Nathan M.; Wagner, Daniel A. – International Review of Education, 2019
This article describes a short-term longitudinal study conducted in low-performing rural primary schools in South Africa. The authors were involved in developing a two-year multimedia reading programme for rural South African children in grades 1-3, and sought to assess key learning outcomes in existing school computer laboratories. The programme…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Schools, Reading Programs, Beginning Reading
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Hanemann, Ulrike; McKay, Veronica – International Review of Education, 2019
The aim of this article is to examine literacy and numeracy scores of learners who participated in the South African "Kha Ri Gude" Literacy Campaign. Analysing the learning outcomes of the 2011 cohort of a total of 485,941 participants, the authors seek to identify variations between the learners' achievements across the eleven official…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Literacy, Numeracy, Language of Instruction
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Robinson, Clinton; Vu~, Tú Anh Thi? – International Review of Education, 2019
In the multilingual environments of Africa, national literacy policies vary in terms of the attention they give to the roles and purposes of local, national and international languages. In the context of the global Sustainable Development Agenda, the instrumental purpose of literacy is often assumed, if not explicitly spelled out. At community…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Literacy, Public Policy, Sustainable Development
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Rubenson, Kjell – International Review of Education, 2019
A quick review of national policy documents reveals how lifelong learning has evolved as the key principle for a comprehensive education and learning strategy from cradle to grave. This raises major challenges for how to assess and report the state of lifelong learning in UNESCO Member States. It is in this context that this article critically…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adults
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Fejes, Andreas – International Review of Education, 2019
The role of adult education in the shaping and fostering of democratic citizens is prevalent in current transnational and national policy discussions; a significance which has been further infused by the past few years' historically high migration flows. This article focuses specifically on the role of adult education in shaping asylum seekers…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Citizenship Education, Refugees, Citizenship
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Andersen, Bjarke Lindsø; Na-songkhla, Jaitip; Hasse, Cathrine; Nordin, Norazah; Norman, Helmi – International Review of Education, 2018
Spurred on by rapid advances of technology, massive open online courses (MOOCs) have proliferated over the past decade. They pride themselves on making (higher) education available to more people at reduced (or no) cost compared to traditional university schemes and on being inclusive in terms of admitting vast numbers of students from all over…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Gil-Jaurena, Inés; Domínguez, Daniel – International Review of Education, 2018
This article analyses the challenges teachers face when entering a digital and open online environment in higher education. Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have become a popular phenomenon, making online learning more visible in the educational agenda; therefore, it is appropriate to analyse their expansion and diversification to help inform…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Online Courses, College Faculty, Higher Education
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Warkineh, Turuwark Zalalam; Rogers, Alan; Danki, Tolera Negassa – International Review of Education, 2018
Teachers/facilitators in adult literacy learning programmes are recognised as being vital to successful learning outcomes. But little is known about them as a group. This small-scale research project comprising ethnographic-style case studies of five adult literacy facilitators (ALFs) in Ethiopia seeks to throw some light on these teachers, their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Literacy, Ethnography, Case Studies
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Kim, Suehye – International Review of Education, 2018
The global agenda for sustainable development has centred lifelong learning on UNESCO's Education 2030 Framework for Action. The study described in this article aimed to examine international and intergenerational variations in literacy skills gaps within the context of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). For this purpose, the…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Lifelong Learning, Literacy, Reading Skills
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Barry, Margot; Egan, Arlene – International Review of Education, 2018
Adult learners are attracted to learning opportunities (e.g. course offers) which seem promising in terms of allowing them to match their choices to their own perceived predispositions. To find out more about their personal learning style, some adult learners may fill in a questionnaire designed by researchers who aim (and claim) to enable both…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Cognitive Style, Adult Education, Interest Research
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Singh, Shweta – International Review of Education, 2018
Research has shown that there has been severe disruption in the educational sector in Kashmir post-1989 (the year Kashmiri unrest erupted). Inhibiting problems include the destruction of school buildings, parents' fear of sending their children to school, the recruitment of youth into armed groups, the economic decline of households, and forced…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Peace, Transformative Learning, Conflict
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Elliott, Geoffrey – International Review of Education, 2018
Against a United Kingdom policy background of attempts to widen higher education participation in a socially inclusive direction, this article analyses theory, policy and practice to understand why past efforts have had limited success and to propose an alternative: an "anchor institution" model. A university and a private training…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Access to Education, Rural Areas
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