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ERIC Number: ED502763
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
Stimulating Science and Technology in Higher Education: An International Comparison of Policy Measures and Their Effectiveness. Summary
Hamer, Rebecca; Frinking, Erik J.; Horlings, Edwin
RAND Corporation
RAND Europe has performed a study for the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science. This study aims to increase the understanding regarding the influence of societal developments and policy initiatives on the attractiveness and uptake of science and technology (S&T) in higher education. This study consists of an international comparison across six European countries, examining how students make decisions about entering a certain study and assessing whether and how policies are addressing these factors. The report concludes with a set of recommendations to improve the low uptake of S&T in the Netherlands. (Contains 1 footnote, 1 figure and 1 table.) [Prepared for the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science. For associated report, see ED502766.]
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Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: RAND Europe
Identifiers - Location: Finland; Germany; Ireland; Italy; Netherlands; Sweden; United Kingdom