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Robinson, Ann – Gifted Child Today, 2021
A formal partnership between a state-level umbrella association of educational administrators and one of its constituent associations, the association of gifted education administrators, has resulted in successful legislative and policy advocacy for gifted education. The formal partnership encouraged leaders of the gifted education professional…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Gifted Education, Advocacy, Partnerships in Education
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Zheng, Jie; Kapoor, Dip – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2021
State policies regarding the internationalization of higher education (IHE) in China have undergone significant shifts between 1949 and 2019. This paper advances the proposition that these shifts in policies pertaining to IHE can be understood as part of a process of ongoing Chinese state formation in relation to national and global developments…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Global Approach
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Nordin, Andreas; Sundberg, Daniel – Comparative Education, 2021
Competence-based approaches (CBAs) in education have become an internationally important educational policy concept in recent decades. However, a substantial body of research has suggested that in order to understand and explain the evolution of CBAs, there is a need to analyse curriculum-making as a complex and multi-layered practice. To…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, National Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Foreign Countries
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Vathi, Zana; Richards, Elizabeth – Child Care in Practice, 2021
Research on the intersection between migration management and child protection is limited and, yet, contradictions between these two domains and ambivalence in the area of child migrants' rights across the developed world have already been highlighted. Based on fieldwork with policymakers and service providers in Albania, a middle-to-high income…
Descriptors: Migration, Refugees, Children, Child Safety
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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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Smale, William T.; Hutcheson, Ryan; Russo, Charles J. – Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 2021
Despite the potential instructional benefits of integrating devices such as cell phones into schools and classrooms, research reveals that their improper use can negatively impact student behaviour, learning, and well-being. This paper reviews the literature and litigation on cell phone use in schools due to controversies over cheating,…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Student Rights, School Safety
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Mohamed, Maryam; Morris, Paul – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2021
This paper analyses the approach to systemic educational reform in the Arabian states of the Gulf and the central role within that of the Global Education Industry (GEI). Initially the authors identify the commonalities of their approach; subsequently they compare the approaches in Bahrain and Qatar. They demonstrate how the GEI is embedded in all…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Commercialization, Global Approach
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Abu-Shawish, Reem Khalid; Romanowski, Michael H.; Amatullah, Tasneem – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2021
Globalization presents Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries with opportunities for economic growth and transformation, as many of these nations face economic challenges such as the need for a diversified knowledge-based economy because of the finite resource of hydrocarbons. This requires the development of human capital providing workers with…
Descriptors: Knowledge Economy, Economic Development, Educational Development, Policy Formation
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Wray, Christina C.; Benjamin, David – American Association for Adult and Continuing Education, 2021
Exhibits offer insight into what an organization values while providing patrons the opportunity to be challenged and engaged. This paper explores ways exhibits policies can be crafted to move exhibits beyond the walls and cases to create a space for community discussion that promote growth and understanding by providing space for discussions,…
Descriptors: Exhibits, Policy Formation, Discussion, Community Involvement
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Shliakhovchuk, Elena – Educational Review, 2021
Globalisation has brought about change not only in the economic, social and technological order, but also in people's mentality and the ways they interact with the world around them. There has been a consensus that in our increasingly interconnected world, one of the essential tasks of educators and institutions at all levels is to develop,…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Cultural Literacy, Cultural Awareness, Political Attitudes
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Roumell, Elizabeth A. – Adult Literacy Education, 2021
In this essay, I argue that our recent pivot toward digital learning, in addition to the social discontent and economic turbulence exacerbated by the pandemic, requires a re-imagining of how we "do" adult and workforce education (AWE) policy. First, I briefly describe the 2014 Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA) policy.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Labor Force Development, Educational Policy, Federal Legislation
Pellegrini, Marta; Vivanet, Giuliano – ECNU Review of Education, 2021
Purpose: This article examines the state of progress of evidence-based educational policies in Europe and identifies organizations for the generation and dissemination of evidence. Further, it discusses some of the most relevant challenges facing the development of evidence-informed education policies in Europe. Design/Approach/Methods: This…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Decision Making
Moore, Sarah C. K. – Multilingual Matters, 2021
This book traces a history of bilingual education in the US, unveiling the pervasive role of politics and its influence on integrity of policy implementation. It introduces readers to once nationwide, systemic supports for diverse bilingual educational programs and situates particular instances and phases of its expansion and decline within…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Educational History, Politics of Education, Educational Policy
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Grek, Sotiria; Ydesen, Christian – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2021
Drawing on archival sources, interviews, and research literature, this article offers new insights into the making, structure and long-term effects of the International Educational Indicators (INES) programme of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The article argues that INES was crucial in setting the OECD on the…
Descriptors: International Organizations, Global Approach, Educational Policy, Scientific Research
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Hof, Barbara; Bürgi, Regula – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2021
Computer education was an integral part of curriculum development and a priority of the OECD's policy agenda at the turn of the 1970s. Based on an analysis of archival documents, programme overviews and publications, this article describes how the introduction of computers in the classroom was advocated by the OECD and, more specifically, how this…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Curriculum Development, International Organizations, Educational History
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