Academic Praxis

 

Academic Praxis is a peer-reviewed journal supported by the Comparative Education Research Centre (CERC) with the purpose of advancing practice-oriented scholarship in teaching, learning and management at schools, colleges and universities. Academic Praxis invites submissions from international scholars and educational practitioners, and encourages cross-cultural conversations on practices, methods, challenges, and opportunities in pedagogy, development, and innovation. 

Academic Praxis admits papers which follow the APA referencing style format, and are in the volume of 3,000-5,000 words.

Editor: Anatoly V. Oleksiyenko.
Editorial Board: Liz Jackson, Nutsa Kobakhidze, Peter Cobb.
Production Team: Alexander Fedorov, Vutha Ros, Liz Shchepetylnykova.

Recent Articles

Experiential Learning at the University of Hong Kong by Alex Cheung Lik Hang Innovation in education always starts with an idea which gradually develops into on-the-ground practices, and can then spread to different areas in an education institute. In higher education, innovation can be demonstrated in various ways. While people might relate innovation naturally with the use of new and advanced technology, curriculum can also be an area… Read more
Innovation and Liberal Arts Education by Beatrice Ugolini In the contemporary, globalized, neoliberal landscape of higher education, the increasingly intertwined relationship between government, industry, and universities is changing the nature and mission of higher education. The imperative of economic growth imposes new demands on the type of graduates that are needed to enter the workforce, and consequently on the priorities that universities should… Read more
Conceptualization and Development of Global Competence in Higher Education: The Case of China by Qiang Zha and Hantian Wu The notion of global competence of students increasingly raises concerns among both educational researchers and practitioners. In 2018, the PISA tests assessed global competence of 15-year-old students for the first time (OECD, 2018). According to OECD, such a multidimensional capacity has been identified as the individual ability of examining “local, global and intercultural issues”, understanding… Read more
Quiet Leadership in Schools: A Personal Reflection by Mark Gregory Harrison This article argues for the importance of quiet, introverted leaders in international schools as a counterbalance to the extroverts who seem to make up the bulk of leadership posts in these institutions. It builds on essays by Liz Jackson (2021) and Bruce Macfarlane (2021), which explore leadership in university settings. These authors examine the de… Read more
Academic Praxis: An Editorial Note by Anatoly V. Oleksiyenko The recent special issue which I co-edited with my colleague, Liz Jackson, discussing dilemmas affecting the freedoms of speech, teaching and learning in the post-truth age (see Oleksiyenko and Jackson 2020), points to the importance of developing an academic praxis, in which each of us continually questions the purposes, processes and values of teaching, learning… Read more