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Hartmann, Eva – Journal of Education Policy, 2021
This contribution explores how multinational companies (MNCs) have managed to develop their own policy that sets international standards for education, in particular in the sphere of corporate education. It criticises education policy studies for leaving the study of corporate education mainly to management and human resource studies. As a…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Global Approach, Criticism, Corporate Education
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Sellar, Sam; Gulson, Kalervo N. – Journal of Education Policy, 2021
New cognitive infrastructures are emerging as digital platforms and artificial intelligence enable new forms of automated thinking that shape human decision-making. This paper (a) offers a new theoretical perspective on automated thinking in education policy and (b) illustrates how automated thinking is emerging in one specific policy context. We…
Descriptors: Automation, Artificial Intelligence, Educational Policy, Decision Making
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Papanastasiou, Natalie – Journal of Education Policy, 2021
This paper argues that best practice is a powerful form of governing practice in education policy whose distinctiveness remains conceptually neglected in comparison to the burgeoning literature on governing by numbers. Moreover, the paper identifies how the practice of generating best practice knowledge remains under-explored and…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Educational Practices, Governance, Communities of Practice
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Kabir, Ariful Haq – Journal of Education Policy, 2021
The concept 'network governance' has become widespread and is often believed to occur in a Western environment. Is network governance applicable to other contexts and what can we learn from it in Bangladeshi context? This paper outlines how the idea of 'network governance' emerged and how it operates in a neoliberal higher education…
Descriptors: Governance, Strategic Planning, Higher Education, Content Analysis
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Weinberg, James – Journal of Education Policy, 2021
The 2017-2019 House of Lords' select committee on Citizenship and Civic Engagement made a number of bold proposals to reinvigorate citizenship education in the UK. However, the public and academic debate surrounding the Lords' report and its recommendations has been startlingly muted. To tackle this lacuna, this article analyses a range of 'policy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Educational Policy, Federal Government
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McKnight, Lucinda; Morgan, Andy – Journal of Education Policy, 2020
The paradigm of evidence-based education continues to inform the development of policy in a number of countries. At its simplest level, evidence-based education incorporates evidence, often that provided by randomised controlled trials, into classroom practice. England's Education Endowment Foundation is in the process of exporting evidence-based…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Medicine, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries
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Le Mat, Marielle L. J.; Altinyelken, Hülya K.; Bos, Henny M. W.; Volman, Monique L. L. – Journal of Education Policy, 2020
Over the past few years, international organisations have advanced Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) as a global policy to promote sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and address gender-based violence in schools. This paper analyses policy adoption, transfer mechanisms, and reformulation of CSE in Ethiopia, a late adopter of the…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Sexuality, Educational Policy, Gender Issues
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Moschetti, Mauro; Martínez Pons, Marc; Bordoli, Eloísa; Martinis, Pablo – Journal of Education Policy, 2020
Over the last decades privatization policies have taken centre stage in many processes of educational reform globally. In Latin America, these policies have played an important role since the 1990s leading to an increasing participation of private agents in educational provision. The case of Uruguay stands out for having remained somehow apart…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Policy Analysis
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Steiner-Khamsi, Gita; Karseth, Berit; Baek, Chanwoong – Journal of Education Policy, 2020
The study presents a bibliometric network analysis of the two most recent schools reforms in Norway. Two research questions have been pursued: First, do the government-appointed expert commission use (in Green Papers) the same type of knowledge as 'evidence' for their reviews and recommendations as the Ministry of Education and Research (as…
Descriptors: Bibliometrics, Network Analysis, Position Papers, Educational Change
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Banjac, Marinko – Journal of Education Policy, 2019
Within the EU, answers and responses to detected issues and problems facing young people are regularly searched for within and through education and learning. The EU's Structured Dialogue on youth is one of the consultation-based policy processes where education is often suggested as a solution and a highly relevant field of action helping to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Role of Education, Youth, Politics of Education
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Salazar-Morales, Diego Alonso – Journal of Education Policy, 2018
This article explains how after 43 years of unsatisfactory outcomes, the Ministry of Education of Peru (MoE) suddenly ranked at the top of governmental performance tables. To do so, this study relies on implementation and major discussions of policy instrument theories to provide a comprehensive explanation of the reasons underlying the MoE's…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Program Implementation, Low Achievement
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Rivera, Marialena D. – Journal of Education Policy, 2018
In an era of expanding global educational privatization and shifting policies on how to fund educational facilities in many states in the US, this study engages the lenses of critical policy analysis and fiscal sociology to examine educational privatization in the school facilities industry in California. Employing critical policy document…
Descriptors: Privatization, Educational Facilities, Educational Policy, Policy Analysis
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Carusi, F. Tony; Rawlins, Peter; Ashton, Karen – Journal of Education Policy, 2018
Ontological politics has received increasing attention within education policy studies, particularly as a support for the notion of policy enactment. While policy enactment offers serious challenges to traditional approaches toward policy implementation, this paper takes up ontological politics as a concept that extends beyond implementation and…
Descriptors: Politics of Education, Evidence, Educational Policy, Program Implementation
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Savage, Glenn C.; Lewis, Steven – Journal of Education Policy, 2018
In this paper, we use the development of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST) as an illustrative case to examine how national schooling reforms are assembled in Australia's federal system. Drawing upon an emerging body of research on "policy assemblage" within the fields of policy sociology, anthropology and critical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Standards, National Curriculum, Educational Change
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Rayner, Stephen M.; Courtney, Steven J.; Gunter, Helen M. – Journal of Education Policy, 2018
The research reported in this article contributes new understandings of systemic change by studying the form of system redesign known in England as "academisation." The data illuminate tensions within the neoliberal policy complex that are surfaced in a single secondary school. Although several studies have described academy conversions…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Neoliberalism, Politics of Education
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