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Giudici, Anja – European Educational Research Journal, 2021
Since the 1980s, right-wing extremism, radicalism, and populism have emerged as transformative forces in European politics. This unexpected resurgence has triggered an interdisciplinary scholarly effort to refine our understanding of the far right. Educationalists, however, have largely been absent from this endeavour, leaving us unable to…
Descriptors: Authoritarianism, Political Attitudes, Interdisciplinary Approach, Social Change
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Jules, Tavis D. – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2020
This article builds upon Robert Cowen's (1996) work on educational coding in transitological settings and post-spaces by deciphering the efficacy of political and economic compressions in Tunisia from the French protectorate period to the 2011 post-Jasmine revolution. First, I diachronically decrypt and elucidate the specific experiences and…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Change, Postcolonialism, Political Influences
Vossensteyn, Hans; Kolster, Renze; Kaiser, Frans; File, Jon; Huisman, Jeroen; Seeber, Marco; Vukasovic, Martina; Muehleck, Kai; Gwosc, Christoph – European Commission, 2018
Europe's knowledge economies need high-level skills, the capacity to innovate and to support democratic societies. In this perspective, the main objective of this study is to provide a comprehensive analysis of the relevance of higher education and how this is promoted in various countries in Europe and beyond. The evidence, conclusions and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Relevance (Education), Definitions, Public Policy
Vossensteyn, Hans; Kolster, Renze; Kaiser, Frans; File, Jon; Huisman, Jeroen; Seeber, Marco; Vukasovic, Martina; Muehleck, Kai; Gwosc, Christoph – European Commission, 2018
Europe's knowledge economies need high-level skills, the capacity to innovate and to support democratic societies. In this perspective, the main objective of this study is to provide a comprehensive analysis of the relevance of higher education and how this is promoted in various countries in Europe and beyond. The evidence, conclusions and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Relevance (Education), Higher Education, Definitions
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Michel, Alain – European Journal of Education, 2017
The international comparative studies on students' outcomes have initiated analyses that have had a growing influence on national and sub-national education policies in industrialised and developing countries. It is particularly the case of the OECD's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) which started in 2000 and has organised…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Outcomes of Education, Achievement Tests
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Baird, Jo-Anne; Johnson, Sandra; Hopfenbeck, Therese N.; Isaacs, Talia; Sprague, Terra; Stobart, Gordon; Yu, Guoxing – Educational Research, 2016
Background: PISA results appear to have a large impact upon government policy. The phenomenon is growing, with more countries taking part in PISA testing and politicians pointing to PISA results as reasons for their reforms. Purpose: The aims of this research were to depict the policy reactions to PISA across a number of jurisdictions, to see…
Descriptors: International Assessment, Educational Policy, Public Policy, Educational Change
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Pons, Xavier – European Educational Research Journal, 2016
This article traces the evolution of the French policy PISA debate from 2001 to 2014 by analysing the results of two original qualitative researches. Theoretically, this debate is the outcome of specific policy configurations, which predetermine its scope, content and effectiveness. These configurations are themselves described through their…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Debate, Politics of Education, Institutional Characteristics
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Espluga, Josep; Konrad, Wilfried; Mays, Claire; Oltra, Christian; Poumadére, Marc; Prades, Ana – Evidence & Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice, 2016
An innovative investigative approach (STAVE), combining elements of research, engagement and brokerage, was used to uncover policy assumptions and daily experiences related to energy use practices. Exploratory work within three policymaker institutions and eight reconvened focus groups were carried out in three different European countries…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Policy, Policy Formation, Focus Groups
Goodman, Roger, Ed.; Kariya, Takehiko, Ed.; Taylor, John, Ed. – Symposium Books, 2013
The relationship between the state and higher education institutions has always been a complex one. The "state" itself in this context is a heterogeneous mix of elite people--bureaucrats, politicians, committees of co-opted academics and business leader--and it increasingly faces pressures from diverse stakeholders, including students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Public Sector, Higher Education
Lopez-Varela, Asuncion, Ed. – InTech, 2012
This is a unique and groundbreaking collection of questions and answers coming from higher education institutions on diverse fields and across a wide spectrum of countries and cultures. It creates routes for further innovation, collaboration amidst the Sciences (both Natural and Social), the Humanities, and the private and public sectors of…
Descriptors: Social Sciences, Knowledge Management, Research Methodology, Higher Education
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Lokteff, Maegan; Piercy, Kathleen W. – Journal of Child and Family Studies, 2012
We present the argument that the meaning of child care and the policies that address it are explicitly linked with national ideologies, work force participation, economic success, and child outcomes. The relationship between family and child care policies is cyclical in nature, with a nation's ideology and vision of family often driving child care…
Descriptors: Policy Formation, Global Approach, Ideology, Foreign Countries
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Pirard, Florence; Barbier, Jean-Marie – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2012
This article addresses various educational cultures observed today in a variety of training and professional development contexts in the field of early childhood education. The paper also analyses methods of developing and implementing training or professional "accompaniment". This notion of "accompaniment" has been developed…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Practices, Professional Development, Policy Formation
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Le Deist, Francoise; Tutlys, Vidmantas – European Journal of Training and Development, 2012
Purpose: This paper aims to explore structural and systemic influences in the development of competence models and qualifications systems at sectoral and national levels across Europe, considering the influences of different socio-economic models of skill formation on the processes of design and provision of qualifications.…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Foreign Countries, Meta Analysis, Competence
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Magalhães, António; Veiga, Amélia; Sousa, Sofia; Ribeiro, Filipa – European Journal of Higher Education, 2012
This article focuses on the interaction between the European dimension driven by the creation of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) and the development of national reforms to fulfil that objective. On the basis of data gathered in eight countries involved in EuroHESC project TRUE (Transforming European Universities), the curricular and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Governance, Higher Education, Educational Change
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Mathison, Sandra – New Directions for Evaluation, 2011
The author analyzes the growth and nature of internal evaluation from the 1960s to the present and suggests that internal evaluation has been on the increase because of its perceived importance. Although the 1960s were characterized by a rich intellectual development of evaluation theory and practice, the fiscal conservatism of the 1980s ushered…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Accountability, Public Administration, Political Attitudes
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