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ERIC Number: EJ1023014
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 37
ISSN: ISSN-0305-0068
Governing by Inspection? European Inspectorates and the Creation of a European Education Policy Space
Grek, Sotiria; Lawn, Martin; Ozga, Jenny; Segerholm, Christina
Comparative Education, v49 n4 p486-502 2013
This paper draws on the first, completed phase of a research project on inspection as governing in three European inspection systems. The data presented here draw attention to the rather under-researched associational activities of European inspectorates and their developing practices of policy learning and exchange, and highlight their significance as contributing to an emergent European Education Policy Space (EEPS). The paper is framed by original approaches to inspection that locate it as a set of governing practices, connected to changing governing forms and the growth of networks of relationships and flows of data across Europe. Comparisons are drawn between the relationships with Europe of inspectorates in Scotland, Sweden and England, drawing on Jacobsson's conceptualisation of regulative, inquisitive and meditative governance as a framing device.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Sweden; United Kingdom; United Kingdom (England); United Kingdom (Scotland)