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ERIC Number: EJ1152874
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Sep
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1474-9041
The Roads of "Excellence" in Central and Eastern Europe
Antonowicz, Dominik; Kohoutek, Jan; Pinheiro, Rómulo; Hladchenko, Myroslava
European Educational Research Journal, v16 n5 p547-567 Sep 2017
The aim of the article is to explore the impact of excellence as a powerful policy idea in the context of recent and contemporary developments in three selected Central and Eastern European countries, namely, the Czech Republic, Poland and Ukraine. More specifically, we explore how excellence as a "global script" was translated by policy makers into local contexts with institutionalized practices. It shows that the translation of the idea of excellence involved the rise of a series of novel policy measures such as long-term strategic funding and the establishment of various pertinent schemes (e.g. flagship universities, centres of excellence). By doing so, the analysis -- which is comparative by nature -- focuses on exploring major differences and similarities in the conceptualization and implementation of the idea of excellence in the three local contexts of science.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Czech Republic; Ukraine; Poland
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