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Situated to the north of South America, the Caribbean region comprises both island and mainland countries. Jamaica, with a population of 2,793,000, is one of the largest islands in the Caribbean Sea. It is one of the region’s UNESCO Member States. The principle language spoken is English....

Validation of prior learning has been high on the political agenda since 1999 when the government was tasked with establishing a system that gives adults the right to document the learning outcomes and competencies acquired in non-formal and informal settings without having to undergo...

Volume 63, Issue 1, pp 103–122

Author: Régis Machart (Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication, Universiti Putra Malaysia)

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The large range of jobs that Malaysian undergraduates of foreign languages are often employed in after completion of their studies (...

Volume 63, Issue 1, pp 71–86

Author: Ina ter Avest (Inholland University of Applied Sciences, Amstelveen & Vrije Universiteit (VU University), Amsterdam)

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To prepare Dutch students in education for critical situations in their professional life as a teacher, part of...

Volume 63, Issue 1, pp 9–28

Author: David Zyngier (Faculty of Education, Monash University, Peninsula Campus)

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Educational research often portrays culturally, linguistically and economically disenfranchised (CLED) children’s disengagement from school learning as...

Volume 63, Issue 1, pp 87–102

Author: Fred Dervin (Department of Teacher Education, University of Helsinki)

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This article examines the role of experiential learning in developing intercultural competences in the context of teacher education in Finland. Local and foreign...

Volume 63, Issue 1, pp 51–70

Authors: Magdalena H. Gross ( College of Education, University of Maryland ); Ari Y. Kelman...

Volume 63, Issue 2, pp 213–233

Author: Joséphine Wouango (Faculté des Sciences SocialesUniversité de LiègeLiège)

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Girls’ access to higher education in Burkina Faso: parental...

Volume 63, Issue 1, pp 29–49

Authors: Zehavit Gross (School of Education, Bar Ilan University); Suzanne D. Rutland (Department of Hebrew, Biblical & Jewish Studies; University of Sydney)

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In our post-modern, globalised world, there is a risk of unique cultural...