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Volume 19 | 2021



New Challenges to Education: Lessons from Around the World


BCES Conference Books, Volume 19, 2021


Full text


Editors:

Popov, N., Wolhuter, C., de Beer, L., Hilton, G., Ogunleye, J., Achinewhu-Nworgu, E., Niemczyk, E.


Book size B5–ISO (17x24 cm)

300 pages

Published online by BCES

Sofia, Bulgaria

May 2021


ISSN 2534-8426 (online)

ISBN 978-619-7326-11-6 (online)


© 2021 Bulgarian Comparative Education Society (BCES)


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Preface

Nikolay Popov

New Challenges to Education: Lessons from Around the World / 9

 

 

Introduction

Zoltán Rónay & Ewelina K Niemczyk

A Worldwide Pandemic and Academic Freedom: Challenges of the Changing Landscape / 10

 

 

Part 1: Comparative and International Education & History of Education

 

Charl Wolhuter

“Lessons from Around the World”: Raison d’être and Achilles Heel of Comparative and International Education / 17

 

Lynette Jacobs & Lize-Mari Mitchell

What Was in the News? Conversations on Internationalisation of Higher Education in University World News in 2020 / 23

 

Hana Vonkova, Angie Moore, Katerina Kralova & Jo-Yu Lee

English as a Foreign Language and Motivation for Learning: A Comparative Perspective / 30

 

 

Part 2: International Organizations and Education

 

Zacharias Louw de Beer & Serita Greyling

Technology as an External Determinant of the Education Systems of South Africa and India: A Comparative Study / 37

 

Johan Beckmann

International Involvement and Education in South Africa: From Hope to Disenchantment / 45

 

Leentjie van Jaarsveld

Special Education in BRICS: A Comparative Overview / 53

 

Carlo Daniels & Ewelina K Niemczyk

Responding to Twenty-first Century Societal Trends through Nurturing Globally Competent Citizens / 60

 

 

Part 3: School Education: Policies, Innovations, Practices & Entrepreneurship

 

Gillian L. S. Hilton

Sex and Relationships Education in England – a Policy Causing Problems for Schools / 68

 

Brianna Kurtz, Leon Roets & Karen Biraimah

Global Education Inequities: A Comparative Study of the United States and South Africa / 76

 

Nicholas Sun-Keung Pang

The Quality Assurance Movement: A Lesson from Hong Kong Schools / 83

 

Hana Vonkova & Angie Moore

Motivation of Students for English as a Medium of Instruction (EMI) and Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL): Current Research Foci in Different Countries / 91

 

Godsend T. Chimbi & Loyiso C. Jita

Teachers’ Life-history Narratives and Reform Policy Implementation at Classroom Level / 98

 

Siphokazi Kwatubana & Vivian Molaodi

Leadership Styles that Would Enable School Leaders to Support the Wellbeing of Teachers during COVID-19 / 106

 

Siphokazi Kwatubana & Vivian Thuso Molaodi

Ensuring the Continuation of School Feeding Programmes during COVID-19 Pandemic: A Case of “New Normal” Management / 113

 

Vimbi Petrus Mahlangu

Exploring Challenges of Supervising Postgraduate Students in Open Distance Learning in Higher Education Settings / 119


Boyan Zahariev & Ilko Yordanov

An Assessment of Teacher Performance in “Teach for Bulgaria” Based on Value-added from Test Scores / 126

 

Ruslan Abdullaev

The Impact of National Independence and Globalization on the Status of English Language Instruction within Uzbekistan / 133

 

Daniela Petrušić

The Cultural Impact of Music on Society with a Special Emphasis on Consumerism / 138

 

Mashraky Mustary

Policies and Strategies to Improve Education in Bangladesh / 143

 

Claudio-Rafael Vasquez-Martinez, Francisco Flores, Felipe Gonzalez-Gonzalez, Luz-María Zúñiga, Martha Guerra, Piero Espino, Eugenia Olaguez, Erika-Yadira García-Sosa, Maria-Ines Alvarez, Joaquin Torres-Mata

A Sketch of Reality: The Multigrade Classroom in Context of the Reform of Basic Education / 151

 

 

Part 4: Higher Education & Teacher Education and Training

 

Cheryl North, Kimberly C. Feldman, Michele L. Stites & Eugene C. Schaffer

Impact on Student Learning: The Contribution of a Professional Development Collaboration / 157

 

Marie J. Myers

New Challenges: Developing Explicit Pedagogies of Noticing / 167

 

Mapitso Veronica Kgabo

Challenges Experienced by Lecturers in Supporting Students at an Open Distance e-Learning Institution / 174

 

Gordana Stankovska, Dimitar Dimitrovski, Zebide Ibraimi & Imran Memedi

Online Learning, Social Presence and Satisfaction among University Students during the COVID-19 Pandemic / 181

 

Snježana Dobrota

Multicultural Music Education in the Context of Higher Education / 189

 

 

Part 5: Law and Education

 

Elizabeth Achinewhu-Nworgu

Covid-19, a Rumour That Became Reality: The Impact on Business Education Students of Using Online Learning / 195

 

Queen Chioma Nworgu & Elizabeth Achinewhu-Nworgu

How Has the COVID-19 Pandemic Affected Nigerian Women Entrepreneurs in the UK? / 203

 

Uchechi Bel-Ann Ordu

The Role of Teaching and Learning Aids/Methods in a Changing World / 210

 

Sharon Thabo Mampane

Discourse on ECD Practitioners’ Perceptions of Leadership Practices in a Multicultural Environment: The South African Context / 217

 

Tebogo Jillian Mampane

Revisiting the Tension between Management and Leadership Practices in Ensuring Quality Teaching and Learning / 224

 

Obraori Nmabunwa Peters Adiela & Chinuru Achinewhu

Safeguarding the Future and Right to Education of Children with Disabilities in Nigeria / 231

 

John Onyemauche Oparaduru

Quality Education and the Nigerian Dilemma: Imperatives for Counselling / 238

 

Chuku Princess Adaeze

Safety, Health and Welfare of Nigerian Workers as Entrenched under the Factories Act of 2004 / 246

 

 

Part 6: Research Education & Research Practice

 

Ewelina K. Niemczyk

The Impact of COVID-19 on Higher Education Institutions: Focus on Research and Teaching Practice / 253

 

JP Rossouw

The Implications of Physical Distancing during Covid-19 for Education Researchers / 260

 

Oliver Tafadzwa Gore

Students’ Perspectives regarding (Dis)advantage on Making Choices about Universities to Enrol in: A South African Case / 268

 

Dairai Darlington Dziwa & Louise Postma

Reorienting Art Teacher Education Pedagogy towards Learner Empowerment during COVID-19 Restrictions / 275

 

André du Plessis

Complexity Theory as Paradigm when Researching Education Reform: The South African Case / 282

 

Ondrej Papajoanu, Hana Vonkova & Jiri Stipek

Examining the Differences in Student Self-Assessment of Their Skills in English as a Foreign Language: A Pilot Study Comparing Male and Female Lower Secondary Students / 289

 

 

List of Contributors / 295

 

 

BCES Conference Books / 298


Volume 18 | 2020


Educational Reforms Worldwide


BCES Conference Books, Volume 18, 2020


Full text


Editors:

Popov, N., Wolhuter, C., de Beer, L., Hilton, G., Ogunleye, J., Achinewhu-Nworgu, E., Niemczyk, E.


Book size B5–ISO (17x24 cm)

288 pages

Published online by BCES

Sofia, Bulgaria

May 2020


ISSN 2534-8426 (online)

ISBN 978-619-7326-10-9 (online)


© 2020 Bulgarian Comparative Education Society (BCES)

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Preface

A Picturesque Mosaic of Educational Reforms Worldwide / 9

 

 

Introduction

Nikolay Popov & Marina Pironkova

School Reforms in Bulgaria from the 9th to the 21st Century / 15

 

 

Part 1: Comparative and International Education & History of Education

 

Charl Wolhuter

Education Reforms Worldwide: Incoming Tide for Comparative and International Education / 27

 

Nikolay Popov & Vera Spasenović

School Counseling: A Comparative Study in 12 Countries / 34

 

Akvilė Naudžiūnienė

History Education as a Form of Value Indoctrination in Soviet Lithuania / 42

 

 

Part 2: International Organizations and Education

 

Louw de Beer, Deon Vos & Jeannine Myburgh

Homeschooling in the BRICS Members States: A Comparative Study / 49

 

Deon Vos, Hennie Steyn, Louw de Beer, Charl Wolhuter & Indra Persaud

Teaching as a Career Choice: Comparing the Persistent Challenges in South Africa and Seychelles / 56

 

Leentjie van Jaarsveld

Female School Principals in Canada and South Africa: An Overview / 63

 

Obed Mfum-Mensah

“Dirty Gossips”, Transnational Policy Borrowing and Lending, and Education Policy Discourse in Sub-Saharan Africa / 70

 

Vesselina Kachakova

The Potential of ICTs in Education Worldwide: A Review of Several International Studies / 77

 

Michelle Otto

Knowledge as Currency: A Comparative Exploration of the Relationship between Education Expenditure and Gross Domestic Product in the European Union and BRICS Countries / 82

 

 

Part 3: School Education: Policies, Innovations, Practices & Entrepreneurship

 

Gillian L.S. Hilton

Elective Home Schooling in England: A Policy in Need of Reform? / 87

 

Karen Biraimah & Brianna Kurtz

An Innovative Reform of Secondary Education for Immigrant Students in Southeastern USA / 95

 

Godsend T. Chimbi & Loyiso C. Jita

Putting the Cart before the Horse: Curriculum Reform Policy and Teachers’ Pedagogical Preferences / 102

 

Joana Quinta & Teresa Almeida Patatas

The Historical and Political Contexts that Led to the Educational Reforms in Angola / 109

 

Vimbi Petrus Mahlangu

Understanding Toxic Leadership in Higher Education Work Places through Betrayal Trauma Theory / 115

 

Maja Ljubetic, Toni Maglica & Željana Vukadin

Social and Emotional Learning and Play in Early Years / 122

 

Mashraky Mustary

The Impact of Teacher-Student Relationships in Public Schools, Private Schools, and Madrasahs in Bangladesh / 129

 

Claudio-Rafael Vasquez-Martinez, Felipe Gonzalez-Gonzalez, Francisco Flores, Martha Guerra, Jose-Gerardo Cardona-T,  Liliana Valdez-Jimenez, Piero Espino, Eugenia Olaguez, Humberto Muñoz, Jorge Chavoya, Hector Rendon, Luz-María Zúñiga, Yolanda Franco, Sandra-Yarely Rojas-Garcia, Maria-Ines Alvarez, Joaquin Torres-Mata, Erik-Moises Betancourt-Nuñez, Sergio-Esteban Rodriguez-Ramirez, Miguel Alvarez-Gomez, Jesus Cabral-Araiza, Carlos Anguiano

Development of Careful, Creative and Critical Thought According to the Philosophy of Matthew Lipman: A Proposal for Inclusion in Basic Education / 135

 

Amelia Molina, Adriana Estrada & José Luis Andrade

Human Rights Policies: A Comparative Analysis of Mexico – Costa Rica / 141

 

 

Part 4: Higher Education & Teacher Education and Training

 

Magdalin Nji Anim & Gertrude Shotte

Leadership Roles, Women and Higher Education: Lessons from the University of Buea, Cameroon / 148

 

Marie J. Myers

Evaluation of an Academic Unit for Quality Assurance: Also Looking into Culture / 156

 

Gordana Stankovska, Ruvejda Braha & Svetlana Pandiloska Grncharovska

Relationship between Optimism-Pessimism, Learning Style and Teaching Style among Medical Students / 163

 

 

Part 5: Law and Education

 

Elizabeth Achinewhu-Nworgu

Examining How Students Are Engaging in Their Teaching and Learning Activities: A Case Study of Higher Education Students in a London University, London Campus / 170

 

André du Plessis

Statutory Curtailment of School Autonomy: Recent Movements on the Centralization-Decentralization Continuum in South African Education / 177

 

Sharon Thabo Mampane

Exploring Academic Promotion Practices within Higher Education Institutions: Enablers and Constraints in the Physical Space / 184

 

Queen Chioma Nworgu

A Critical Overview of the Impact of Social Media on Online Small Businesses Owned and Run by Women Entrepreneurs: A Case Study of London-based Female E-entrepreneurs / 191

 

Uchechi Bel-Ann Ordu

Entrepreneurial Leadership in Start-up Businesses / 197

 

Sharon Thabo Mampane

Understanding and Application of the Institutional Performance Management System within Higher Education Institution Departments / 205

 

Tebogo Jillian Mampane

School Inspectors’ Role of Supporting Mathematics Educators in South African Township Schools / 212

 

Chinuru Chituru Achinewhu

The Future of the African Child: Protecting the Right to Education of Internally Displaced Children in Nigeria / 219

 

 

Part 6: Research Education & Research Practice

 

Ewelina K. Niemczyk

The Academic Research Enterprise: Current Climate Worldwide / 226

 

Franciska Bothma

Accountability as a Mechanism towards Professionalizing Teaching in Higher Education / 233

 

Zoltán Rónay & Ewelina K. Niemczyk

Institutional and Individual Autonomy in Relation to Research Productivity in Hungarian and South African Higher Education Contexts / 240

 

JP Rossouw

Developing a Faculty Research Culture in Higher Education: A South African Perspective / 248

 

Nataša Matović & Emina Hebib

Engagement of Teachers in School Practice Research in Serbian Context / 255

 

Klara Skubic Ermenc

Approaches to Inclusive Education in Slovenia from a Comparative Angle / 262

 

Oliver Tafadzwa Gore

Capabilities That Matter Most for Disadvantaged Students in South African Universities / 270

 

Dairai Darlington Dziwa & Louise Postma

Building Creative Capacities through Art Teacher Education in Zimbabwe / 277

 

 

List of Contributors / 284

 

 

BCES Conference Books / 287


Volume 17 | 2019


Glocal Education in Practice: Teaching, Researching, and Citizenship

BCES Conference Books, Volume 17, 2019


Full text


Editors:

Popov, N., Wolhuter, C., de Beer, L., Hilton, G., Ogunleye, J., Achinewhu-Nworgu, E., Niemczyk, E.


Quire format 70x100/16, Printed quires 15.5

Book size B5–ISO (17x24 cm)

Paperback, 248 pages

Published by BCES

Printed by Investpress

Sofia, Bulgaria

May 2019


ISSN 1314-4693 (print)

ISSN 2534-8426 (online)

ISBN 978-619-7326-07-9 (print)

ISBN 978-619-7326-08-6 (online)


© 2019 Bulgarian Comparative Education Society (BCES)

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Preface

Nikolay Popov

Glocal Education in the 2019 BCES Conference / 9

 

 

Introduction

Ewelina K. Niemczyk

Glocal Education in Practice: Teaching, Researching, and Citizenship / 11

 

 

Part 1: Comparative and International Education & History of Education

 

Charl Wolhuter

Problematizing “Glocal” as a Catchword in Comparative and International Education / 19

 

Johannes L van der Walt

The Development of a ‘New’ Theory in Education: The Subsequent Steps / 25

 

Ferdinand J Potgieter

Towards a Narrative Vision for Philosophy of Education: Postmodernism, the Pilgrim and the Journey / 31

 

Mindora Otilia Simion & Teodora Genova

The Effectiveness of Task-based Language Teaching to ESP Bachelor Students at Two Universities in Bulgaria and Romania / 38

 

Daniella Coetzee

A Centralised Model for Design, Delivery and Governance of Open Distance Learning at Dual Mode Universities / 45

 

Marco Aurelio Navarro-Leal & Lidia Celia Colmenares-González

Exploring Teachers’ Notions of Global Citizenship Education in the US-Mexico Border / 51

 

Tao Xie, Lynette Jacobs & Marguerite Müller

The Experiences of East Asian Students Studying at English Medium Universities: A South African Case Study / 57

 

Mashraky Mustary

The Shadow Education System in Bangladesh: A Blessing or a Curse? / 64

 

 

Part 2: International Organizations and Education

 

Obed Mfum-Mensah

International Philanthropic Support for African Education: The Complex Interplay of Ideologies and Western Foreign Policy Agenda / 71

 

Gertrude Shotte

Changing Landscapes and Shifting Perspectives in a Glocalised Learning Environment / 78

 

 

Part 3: School Education: Policies, Innovations, Practices & Entrepreneurship

 

Gillian L. S. Hilton

Free Schools: The Way forward or a Mistake in the Provision of School Places and Educational Innovation in England / 87

 

Corene de Wet

Understanding Teacher-targeted Bullying: Commenters’ Views / 94

 

Tanjin Ashraf

Experiences and Impact: The Voices of Teachers on Math Education Reform in Ontario, Canada / 101

 

Vesselina Kachakova

The Role of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union for the Implementation of Glocal Education / 108

 

Vimbi Petrus Mahlangu

Education Capture: The Interference of Teacher Unions in the Schooling System in South Africa / 111

 

Matshediso Rebecca Modise

Pedagogical Leadership in Early Childhood Development: A Means for Quality Practices through Professional Training / 117

 

 

Part 4: Higher Education & Teacher Education and Training

 

Roy Y. Chan

Higher Education as a Field of Study: An Analysis of 495 Academic Programs, Research Centers, and Institutes across 48 Countries Worldwide / 124


Gordana Stankovska, Dimitar Dimitrovski, Imran Memedi & Zebide Ibraimi

Ethical Sensitivity and Global Competence among University Students / 132

 

Ruth Roux

Perspectives on Global Citizenship Education of Mexican University English Language Teachers / 139

 

Vusi S Mncube & Nicholas Lebopa

The Dynamics of Implementing Inclusive Education in Schools / 146

 

Reyna del Carmen Martínez Rodríguez, Lilia Benítez Corona & Alejandra Hernández Espinosa

Generic Competencies for Globalization from the Perspective of Engineering Students / 153

 

Claudio-Rafael Vasquez-Martinez, Felipe Gonzalez-Gonzalez, Francisco Flores, Jose-Gerardo Cardona-T, María-Eugenia Mendez, Liliana Valdez-Jiménez, Piero Espino, Eugenia Olaguez, Hector Rendon, Jorge Chavoya, Luz-María Zúñiga, Oscar-Hernan Fonseca-Ramirez, Maria-Ines Alvarez, Joaquin Torres-Mata, Erik-Moises Betancourt-Nuñez, Sergio-Esteban Rodriguez-Ramirez, Miguel Alvarez-Gomez, Jesus Cabral-Araiza, Carlos Anguiano

Citizenship Education in the Information Age and Educational Reform in Latin America / 160

 

 

Part 5: Law and Education

 

Elizabeth Achinewhu-Nworgu

An Overview of Nigerian Education Law and Policy: A Case Study of University Admission Policy (JAMB) and Impact on Youth Educational Development / 167

 

Zoltán Rónay

Academic Freedom and Strong State Control: Two Samples to Illustrate the Consequences / 175

 

Chinuru Chituru Achinewhu & Aalonebari Joe Gabriel Gborogbosi

Deepening Citizens’ Right and Access to Competitive Higher Education in Nigeria: Research-informed Teaching in Perspective / 181

 

Queen Chioma Nworgu, Elizabeth Achinewhu-Nworgu & Rebecca Natrajan

Challenges of Combining Roles as an Educator and Entrepreneur: A Reflective Experience on Professional Development / 189

 

Matshediso Rebecca Modise

Supporting Culturally Diverse Early Childhood Centres in South African Townships / 196

 

 

Part 6: Research Education & Research Practice

 

Ondrej Papajoanu, Katerina Kralova, Hana Vonkova & Jiri Stipek

Examining the Assessment of Anchoring Vignettes in Different Information and Communication Technology Competence Domains: The Results of a Pilot Study Among Upper-Secondary Students / 203

 

Edina Kovács

The Effects of Gender on the Teachers’ Competences and Effectiveness / 210

 

 

Part 7: Thirty Years since the Fall of the Berlin Wall: Educational Reforms Worldwide

 

Charl Wolhuter, Mirna Nel, Rimantas Želvys & Stefanja Alisauskiene

Teacher Education in a Post-1989 World: A Comparison between Lithuania and South Africa: Global Isomorphism, Regional Hegemony/Homogeny, or Resilient Local Context? / 216

 

Johannes L van der Walt

The Collapse of the Berlin Wall in 1989: A Historical Turning Point for South Africa, with Reference to Religion / Religious Education / 223

 

Arber Salihu, Dren Terziqi & Eugene C. Schaffer

Kosovo Education in the 21st Century: A Challenging Future / 230

 

Zoltán Rónay

The Rise and Fall of Autonomy. The Last Thirty Years of Hungarian Higher Education / 238

 

 

List of Contributors / 244

 

 

BCES Conference Books / 247

Volume 16 | 2018


Education in Modern Society

BCES Conference Books, Volume 16, 2018


Full text


Editors: 

Popov, N., Wolhuter, C., Smith, J. M., Hilton, G., Ogunleye, J., Achinewhu-Nworgu, E., Niemczyk, E.


Quire format 70x100/16, Printed quires 14

Book size B5–ISO (17x24 cm)

Paperback, 224 pages

Published by BCES

Printed by Investpress

Sofia, Bulgaria

May 2018


ISSN 1314-4693 (print)

ISSN 2534-8426 (online)

ISBN 978-619-7326-02-4 (print)

ISBN 978-619-7326-03-1 (online)


© 2018 Bulgarian Comparative Education Society (BCES)

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Preface

Modern in the 2018 BCES Conference / 9

 

 

Introduction

Hennie Steyn, Deon Vos & Louw de Beer

Education in Modern Society / 10

 

 

Part 1: Comparative and International Education & History of Education

 

Charl Wolhuter

Modern as Contested Concept in Comparative and International Education / 19

 

Johannes L van der Walt

The Birth of a “New” Theory of Education and Its Application in Comparative Education Studies / 25

 

Ferdinand J Potgieter

“CHAT”-ting up Anatheism in Search of Authentic and Credible Religious Memories / 31

 

Lynette Jacobs

Reflecting on a University Partnership Project in Underprivileged South African Schools / 38

 

Agnetha Arendse & Juliana Smith

Economic Transformation and Emancipation through Active Citizenship Education / 45

 

Peter L. Schneller, Jenna Kennedy, Jessica Kennedy & Zackery Metz

The Road to Recovery from Alcoholism and Addiction: Retribution or Restoration? / 52

 

Ricardo Lozano & Joanne Antrim

Nationality and Culture as Factors Influencing Creativity Levels in Candidate Teachers: A Comparative Study between the United States and Turkey / 59

 

Marco Aurelio Navarro-Leal & Juan Manuel Salinas-Escandón

Teachers and Education for Global Citizenship in a Mexican University / 68

 

Mashraky Mustary

Comparative Analysis of Educational Systems in Japan and Bangladesh / 73

 

Makhabbat Kenzhegaliyeva

German Dual System: A Model for Kazakhstan? / 80

 

John Ieronimakis & Aggeliki Efstathopoulou

Greek Language Education in Egypt: An Example in the Field of International Education / 85

 

 

Part 2: Teacher Education

 

Juliana Maria Smith

Challenges and Opportunities of Professional Development in Teacher Education at a South African University in a Pre- and Post-Democratic Era / 92

 

Jean Simon & Laura Henriette

Analysis of the Activity of Preservice Teachers and Trainers on an ePortfolio Platform / 99

 

 

Part 3: Education Policy, Reforms & School Leadership

 

Gillian L. S. Hilton

Thinking ‘Outside of the Box’ in Modern Education Systems: Working across Cultural and Language Boundaries with Student Teachers in Lithuania / 105

 

Erika Kruger

A Grounded Theory of ECD Principals’ Self-Care and Workplace Wellness-Promotion Practices / 112

 

Rimantas Želvys, Dovilė Stumbrienė & Audronė Jakaitienė 

Re-Contextualization of Effectiveness and Efficiency in Post-Socialist Education / 119

 

Neli Koleva & Maya Stoyanova-Warner

‘A New Way for New Talents in Teaching’ or the Impact of Targeted Recruitment, Rigorous Selection, Innovative Training, and Ongoing Professional Support on Beginner Teachers’ Performance / 125

 

Claudio-Rafael Vasquez-Martinez, Felipe González-Gonzalez, Francisco Flores, Jose-Gerardo Cardona-T., Irma González, Piero Espino, Eugenia Olaguez, Hector Rendon, Jorge Chavoya, Alba-Liliana Valdes-Perea, María-Ines Álvarez, Joaquín Torres-Mata, Erik-Moises Betancourt-Nuñez, Sergio-Esteban Rodríguez-Ramírez, Miguel Álvarez-Gómez, Jesús Cabral-Araiza, Carlos Anguiano

Reflections on Educational Reforms in Latin America / 131

 

Vimbi P. Mahlangu

Pertinent Leadership and Governance Challenges Facing Schools in South Africa / 136

 

 

Part 4: Higher Education, Lifelong Learning & Social Inclusion

 

Peter Fenrich, Tim Carson & Mark Overgaard

Comparing Traditional Learning Materials with Those Created with Instructional Design and Universal Design for Learning Attributes: The Students’ Perspective / 143

 

Anna Mankowska

Studying Abroad: A Case Study of Chinese International Mobility / 150

 

Gordana Stankovska, Dimitar Dimitrovski, Slagana Angelkoska, Zebide Ibraimi & Valbona Uka

Emotional Intelligence, Test Anxiety and Academic Stress among University Students / 157

 

 

Part 5: Law and Education

 

Elizabeth Achinewhu-Nworgu

An Overview of Integrating Arts and Creative Practices to a Business Programme: QAHE in Partnership with Ulster & Northumbria Universities / 165

 

Queen Chioma Nworgu & Elizabeth Achinewhu-Nworgu

Cultural Challenges Facing Teachers Working with International Students – A Case Study of QAHE / 171

 

Zoltán Rónay

Centralizations and Autonomies: The Delimitation of Education by the Hungarian Government / 177

 

Sharon Thabo Mampane

Exploring the Practice of In Loco Parentis in Public Schools / 183

 

Tebogo Jillian Mampane

School Heads of Department’s Role in Ensuring Teacher Professional Development in Mathematics: The South African Context / 189

 

Shade Babalola

Inequalities within Nigeria’s Education System: A Focus on Secondary Schools in Lagos, Ondo State and Ogun State / 196

 

Omokaro Obire

State of Modern Education in Nigeria / 203

 

 

Part 6: Research Education & Research Practice

 

Jutta Ecarius

Wellbeing of Adolescents as a Requirement for Education in Late Modernity / 207

 

Louise Postma

Analyzing Discursive Interactions of South African Academics in an Online Forum through Young’s Communicative Model / 213

 

 

List of Contributors / 221


Volume 15 | 2017


Current Business and Economics Driven Discourse and Education: Perspectives from Around the World

BCES Conference Books, Volume 15, 2017


Full text


Editors: 

Popov, N., Wolhuter, C., Kalin, J., Hilton, G., Ogunleye, J., Niemczyk, E., Chigisheva, O.


Quire format 70x100/16, Printed quires 18

Book size B5–ISO (17x24 cm)

Paperback, 286 pages

Published by BCES

Printed by Investpress

Sofia, Bulgaria

May 2017


ISSN 1314-4693 (print)

ISSN 2534-8426 (online)

ISBN 978-619-7326-00-0 (print)

ISBN 978-619-7326-01-7 (online)


© 2017 Bulgarian Comparative Education Society (BCES)

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Preface

BCES: A Fifteen-Year Conference Tradition / 9

 

 

Introduction

Johannes L van der Walt

The Current Business and Economics Driven Discourse and Education: Perspectives from Around the World / 10

 

 

Part 1: Comparative Education & History of Education

 

Charl Wolhuter

Economics and Comparative and International Education: Past, Present, Future / 17

 

Johannes L van der Walt

Spontaneous Responses to Neoliberalism, and their Significance for Education / 24

 

Harold D. Herman

Affirmative Action in Education and Black Economic Empowerment in the Workplace in South Africa since 1994: Policies, Strengths and Limitations / 31

 

Marco Aurelio Navarro Leal

Commodity versus Common Good: Internationalization in Latin-American Higher Education / 39

 

Obed Mfum-Mensah

Education and Communities at the “Margins”: The Contradictions of Western Education for Islamic Communities in Sub-Saharan Africa / 45

 

Octaviano García Robelo & Ileana Casasola Pérez

Resilience and Intercultural Education on Secondary School: A Comparative Study in Mexico and Germany / 52

 

 

Part 2: Teacher Education

 

Jana Kalin, Renata Čepić & Barbara Šteh

Status of Teachers and the Teaching Profession: A Study of Elementary School Teachers’ Perspectives / 59

 

Bruno Leutwyler, Nikolay Popov & Charl Wolhuter

The Internationalization of Teacher Education: Different Contexts, Similar Challenges / 66

 

 

Part 3: Education Policy, Reforms & School Leadership

 

Gillian L. S. Hilton

Disappearing Teachers: An Exploration of a Variety of Views as to the Causes of the Problems Affecting Teacher Recruitment and Retention in England / 79

 

Gillian L. S. Hilton

Government Policy in England on the Financing of ITT: Value for Money or a Waste of Resources? / 86

 

Nicholas Sun-keung Pang & Zhuang Miao

The Roles of Teacher Leadership in Shanghai Education Success / 93

 

Peter L. Schneller

Capitalism and Public Education in the United States / 101

 

Rita Kiselova & Aija Gravite

STEM Education Policies and their Impact on the Labour Market in Latvia / 108

 

Corene De Wet

Reading Partridge’s ‘The Goblet Club’ as an Integral Part of a Secondary School’s Anti-bullying Programme / 115

 

Vimbi Petrus Mahlangu

Implementation of School Uniform Policy and the Violation of Students’ Human Rights in Schools / 122

 

Amelia Molina García, José Antonio Sáenz Melo & José Luis H. Andrade Lara

Influence of International Organisms in the School Management Autonomy as an Education Policy / 129

 

Claudio-Rafael Vasquez-Martinez, Felipe González-Gonzalez, Francisco Flores, Josefina Díaz, Jose-Gerardo Cardona-T., Hector Rendon, Jorge Chavoya, Sandra-Milena Gutiérrez-Cardenas, María-Ines Álvarez, Joaquín Torres-Mata, Erik-Moises Betancourt-Nuñez, María Morfín, Miguel Álvarez, Carlos Anguiano

The Reorganisation of the Curriculum in Educational Cycles in Codema College: A Positive Step / 137

 

  

Part 4: Higher Education, Lifelong Learning & Social Inclusion

 

Sharon Thabo Mampane

Training Middle Managers of South African Public Schools in Leadership and Management Skills / 143

 

Hanna Kim

The Higher Education Policy of Global Experts Recruitment Program: Focused on China / 151

 

Gordana Stankovska, Slagana Angelkoska, Fadbi Osmani & Svetlana Pandiloska Grncarovska

Job Motivation and Job Satisfaction among Academic Staff in Higher Education / 159

 

Octaviano García Robelo, Jorge Hernández Márquez & Ileana Casasola Pérez

Comparative Analysis of English Language Student’s School Paths at a Mexico University / 167

 

 

Part 5: Law and Education

 

Elizabeth Achinewhu-Nworgu

Integrating Art and Creative Practices into a Programme of Support for Nigerian Students Studying in UK Higher Education Institutions / 173

 

Elizabeth Achinewhu-Nworgu

Comparing Student Retention in a Public and a Private College: Implications for Tackling Inequality in Education / 181

 

Vimbi Petrus Mahlangu

Legal Understanding of Quid Pro Quo Sexual Harassment in Schools / 188

 

 

Part 6: Research Education

 

Lynette Jacobs

Burke’s Dramatism Framework: A Lens to Analyse Bullying / 195

 

Juliana Smith & Rosalie Small

Is It Necessary to Articulate a Research Methodology When Reporting on Theoretical Research? / 202

 

Anna Czyż

Early Support Development of Children with Disorders of the Biopsychosocial Functioning in Poland / 209


 

Part 7: Educational Development Strategies in Different Countries and Regions of the World: National, Regional and Global Levels

 

Oksana Chigisheva, Anna Bondarenko & Elena Soltovets

Analytical Overview of the European and Russian Qualifications Frameworks with a Focus on Doctoral Degree Level / 217

 

Tatiana Korsakova & Mikhail Korsakov

Tutor System as a Source of Harmonizing the Educational System with the Needs of Economics / 224

 

Elena Kirillova, Boris Kuznetsov, Vasiliy Aleshin & Evgeniy Vodolazhskiy

Psychological Counseling Services in the Universities of Russia and the West / 231

 

Svetlana Melnikova & Ludmila Petrenko

Experience of Teaching Drawing in German Schools by A. Ažbe and S. Hollósy (on the Example of the Image of Human Head) / 239

 

Intra Lūce

Short Cycle Higher Education Development in Latvia / 245

 

Sergey Glushkov

Peculiarities of Teaching Medical Informatics and Statistics / 252

 

Irina Bobyleva & Olga Zavodilkina

The Role of Social Practice for the Development of Educational and Professional Standards / 257

 

 

Part 8: Key Directions and Characteristics of Research Organization in the Contemporary World

 

Galina Zashchitina & Natalia Moysyak

Some Aspects of Developing Background Knowledge in Second Language Acquisition Revisited / 265

 

Lyudmila Dyshaeva

On the Theoretical and Practical Consistency of Neoclassicism as a Theoretical Platform of Economic Disciplines / 271

 

Anna Serebrennikova & Yekaterina Mashkova

Terrorism as a Social and Legal Phenomenon / 277

 

 

List of Contributors / 284