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ERIC Number: EJ984345
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Nov
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 52
ISSN: ISSN-0309-8249
Alluring Ideas: Cherry Picking Policy from around the World
Winstanley, Carrie
Journal of Philosophy of Education, v46 n4 p516-531 Nov 2012
A common feature of contemporary policymaking is the sharing and adaptation of policies from other countries. As neo-liberal globalisation continues to impact on the development of policy, such practices are increasingly commonplace. This article considers the current phenomenon of "policy borrowing" with reference to the use of data from the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) and the 2010 Schools White Paper "The Importance of Teaching". The article also traces the origins of policy borrowing and shows what philosophy of education can bring to its discourse. (Contains 16 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Program for International Student Assessment