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Asgharzadeh, Asra; Shabaninejad, Hosein; Aryankhesal, Aidin; Majdzadeh, Reza – Evidence & Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice, 2021
Background: Assessing individual and organisational capacity for evidence use is essential for developing evidence-based strategies. Aims and objectives: This study aimed to assess the psychometric and practical properties of existing tools to assess the capacity to use evidence at the individual and organisational levels of health policy and…
Descriptors: Evidence, Policy Formation, Public Health, Psychometrics
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Abrams, Ruth; Park, Sophie; Wong, Geoff; Rastogi, Juhi; Boylan, Anne-Marie; Tierney, Stephanie; Petrova, Mila; Dawson, Shoba; Roberts, Nia – Research Synthesis Methods, 2021
The involvement of non-researcher contributors (eg, stakeholders, patients and the public, decision and policy makers, experts, lay contributors) has taken a variety of forms within evidence syntheses. Realist reviews are a form of evidence synthesis that involves non-researcher contributors yet this practice has received little attention. In…
Descriptors: Medical Research, Evidence, Patients, Public Opinion
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Zachariou, Aravella; Korfiatis, Konstantinos – Environmental Education Research, 2021
This paper is motivated by the idea that the study of the interplay of research and policy related to Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in specific national contexts can contribute to global conversations about the relationships between education research and policy-making. It is written by two individuals who have been involved in…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Educational Research, Educational Researchers
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Wang, Yinying – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2020
The purpose of this study is to investigate policy coalitions of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) at U.S. congressional hearings. This study is grounded in the advocacy coalition framework, which argues that advocacy coalitions are forged by policy actors who have similar policy preferences. To identify the coalitions, according to the policy…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Hearings
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Ní Chróinín, Déirdre; Fletcher, Tim; Jess, Mike; Corr, Méabh – European Physical Education Review, 2020
While there may be some broad agreement about the purposes of primary physical education, there is dramatic variance in how these purposes are prioritised and enacted. Primary physical education consequently focusses on multiple, often competing, priorities. To gain a better understanding of this issue we review how different stakeholders view the…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Physical Education, Stakeholders, Role of Education
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Herbert, Alice – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2020
Education policies are enacted differently according to school contexts and geographies. This is particularly the case in large countries such as Australia where context and geographies for schooling differ greatly. Within regional, rural and remote Australia, schools are witnessing a trend in geographic disadvantage in that as distance from urban…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Schools, Geographic Isolation, Educational Policy
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Neupane, Pramila – International Education Studies, 2020
This exploration of challenges and barriers to inclusion in Nepal elaborates a conceptual framework for education development in a diverse society. As Nepal is a highly diverse, caste-based, multi-ethnic, and multi-linguistic society with very low development indicators, the article focuses on barriers to education and related issues across…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Barriers
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Mertanen, Katariina; Pashby, Karen; Brunila, Kristiina – Policy Futures in Education, 2020
This article focuses on neoliberal governing by the European Union of cross-sectoral youth policies directed at young people 'at risk'. The aim is to show how the alliance of discourses of employability and precariousness in these policies has emerged and how these discourses operate in policy. In the article, we analyse European Council and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Neoliberalism, Governance, Public Policy
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Oplatka, Izhar – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2020
The purpose of the current paper was to trace the practical contribution of empirical papers appeared in the field's major journals. More specifically, the review posed two questions: (1) what kinds of practical messages are provided in the field's empirical works? (2) Who are the practitioners that EA field researchers address in their practical…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Policy Formation, Administrator Education, Professional Development
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Chávez-Moreno, Laura C. – Critical Inquiry in Language Studies, 2020
This article reviews literature on U.S. bilingual education that addresses white supremacy and racism, specifically pertaining to Latinx youth and their teachers. To illustrate the wide range of the research, the author categorizes the reviewed articles into three lines of inquiry: documenting language education policies, negotiating identity, and…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Language Planning, Hispanic Americans, Hispanic American Students
Ulferts, Hannah – OECD Publishing, 2020
This paper provides a structured overview of the existing parenting literature with the aim of developing an evidence-based and culture-sensitive framework of parenting and its influence on child development. The paper outlines how changes in the 21st century have altered family life and summarises evidence from 29 meta-studies and 81 quantitative…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, 21st Century Skills, Evidence Based Practice, Child Development
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Chang, Ethan; Koyama, Jill; Kasper, Julie – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2020
This study investigates the intersections of policy, affect, and the lives of migrant youth. We approach the Trump Administration's contingent reversal of a "zero tolerance" family separation policy as an illustrative case for understanding how affect mediates policy-making processes. Combining Critical Policy Analysis (CPA) and affect…
Descriptors: Migrant Children, Undocumented Immigrants, Public Policy, Presidents
Zhu, Junwen – ECNU Review of Education, 2020
Purpose: This study conducts a systematic review of policy reforms for the evaluation of scientific and technological research (E-STR) in China's colleges. In doing so, it identifies changes to past policies, as well as the objectives and realizability of the most recent policy reform. Design/Approach/Methods: This study systematically reviews the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Scientific Research, Technology, Educational Policy
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Wong, Hwei Ming; Kwek, Dennis; Tan, Kelvin – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2020
Assessment in education occurs for different purposes -- formative, summative, diagnostic, and each with different focus on educational process, education outcomes, and developmental reasons. Researchers in Singapore have documented the existence of tensions between the entrenched high-stakes examinations and attempts to introduce new modes of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Evaluation, Testing, Educational Policy
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Bardus, M.; El Boukhari, N.; Nakkash, R. – Health Education Research, 2020
We conducted a systematic scoping review to map the available evidence on smoke-free or tobacco-free (SF/TF) university policies globally. We specifically looked at (i) how policies were developed and communicated and (ii) what indicators were used to evaluate their impact. We searched for peer-reviewed literature, published up to January 2020,…
Descriptors: Smoking, Universities, School Policy, Policy Formation
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