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Lewis, Steven; Hogan, Anna – Critical Studies in Education, 2019
This article explores the uptake of so-called fast policy solutions to problems in different education policy contexts and highlights the potential impacts that can arise from such policymaking approaches. We draw upon recent literature and theorising around notions of fast policy and evidence-informed policymaking, which suggests that, in an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Government Publications
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Olmedo, Antonio – Oxford Review of Education, 2017
This paper focuses on the role of governments in contemporary networked political configurations. Such networks constitute policy communities, usually based upon shared conceptions of social problems and their solutions. By enabling social, political, and economic connections at local, regional, national, and international levels, such networks…
Descriptors: Global Education, Educational Policy, Government Role, Networks
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Leung, Yui Kei; Leung, Yan Wing; Yuen, Timothy Wai Wa – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
A vibrant civil society, composed of active non-governmental organizations (NGOs), has always been identified as an important factor for "good governance". This paper reports a pilot study using semi-structured interviews to find out the contribution of advocacy NGOs in the governance of Hong Kong. It points out that the NGO's conception…
Descriptors: Nongovernmental Organizations, Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Governance
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Shevchenko, Lyubov' I.; Ivanova, Svetlana A. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The urgency of the problems stated in the paper is conditioned by the need to develop and adopt a new concept of legislation, which would have fixed the starting positions and the principles of legal regulation of relations in the sphere of fuel and energy complex, including the forms of Russia's participation in international projects in the…
Descriptors: Energy, Federal Legislation, Fuels, Efficiency
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Shiroma, Eneida Oto – Journal of Education Policy, 2014
This paper focuses on the role of networks in the policy-making process in education and discusses the potential of network analysis as an analytical tool for education policy research. Drawing on publically available data from personal or institutional websites, this paper reports the findings from research carried out between 2005 and 2011.…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Network Analysis
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Healey, Nigel – Higher Education Review, 2013
Against the backdrop of unprecedented growth in the global demand for higher education, the UK government has recognised that there is a huge potential market beyond conventional "export education," if its universities can find ways of providing "transnational education" (TNE) to the millions of foreign students unable or…
Descriptors: International Education, Educational Trends, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Gomes, Alfredo M.; Robertson, Susan L.; Dale, Roger – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2012
This article aims to discuss the relationship between higher education (HE), globalisation and regionalism projects focusing on HE in Latin America and Brazil. It is claimed that HE has predominantly taken the diverse, yet concerted and co-ordinated routes of globalisation and regionalisation and, by doing so, been profoundly transformed. The…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Correlation
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Phillipson, Robert – Critical Inquiry in Language Studies, 2008
The article explores the transition from the linguistic imperialism of the colonial and postcolonial ages to the increasingly dominant role of English as a neoimperial language. It analyzes "global" English as a key dimension of the U.S. empire. U.S. expansionism is a fundamental principle of the foreign policy of the United States that can be…
Descriptors: Policy Formation, Language Planning, Linguistics, Multilingualism
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Grawe, Nathan D.; Watts, Michael, Ed. – Journal of Economic Education, 2007
The author introduces a simulation of counter-cyclical interventions that highlights important issues surrounding the practice of government intervention. The simulation provides experiential insight as to why economists have long debated the degree of persistence exhibited by disequilibrating shocks and connects this debate to discussions about…
Descriptors: Intervention, Economic Climate, Simulation, Government Role
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Mok, Ka Ho – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2007
This paper attempts to analyse how governments in Malaysia and Thailand have adopted indirect policy instruments along the lines of "corporatisation" and "privatisation" to reform higher education governance. By focusing on a few key issues related to changing state and education relationships and new regulatory arrangements…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Policy Formation, Universities, Governance
Lederman, Leonard L. – World Future Society Bulletin, 1983
A survey of over 50 service organizations, private firms, and government agencies revealed that there is a growing interest in foresight and related activities. Their attempts to predict change, the mechanisms used, costs, information sources, dissemination of results, benefits gained, disadvantages, evaluation procedures, and utilization of such…
Descriptors: Business, Change, Decision Making, Futures (of Society)
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Perry, Charles R. – Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 1979
Appraises the impact of collective bargaining on allocation of resources and policy control in schools through analysis of bargaining over more than a decade in nine school systems. Concludes that, in terms of processes and results, collective bargaining is not radically different in public education and the private sector. (JOW)
Descriptors: Business, Collective Bargaining, Comparative Analysis, Industry
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Keller, Edward; Roel, Ronald – Journal of Communication, 1979
Examines how interactions among institutions of education, public media, business, and government present non-American culture within American life through foreign languages or presentations of foreign culture in English. Concludes that a lack of focus of national cultural policy fosters an insensitivity to foreign language and culture. (JMF)
Descriptors: Business, Cultural Awareness, Educational Policy, Foreign Culture
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Richter, Ingo – Zeitschrift fur Padagogik, 1994
Contends that open societies that lack official ideologies may find it difficult to determine educational objectives. Maintains that new trends in educational policy formation include deinstitutionalization of the educational system, efficiency expectations, multiculturalism, choice, and participation. (CFR)
Descriptors: Business, Democratic Values, Educational Administration, Educational Objectives
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Miller, Charles D.; Clouse, R. Wilburn – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 1994
Reports on the similarities and differences between educational use and business use of technology-based distance learning. Topics discussed include organizational infrastructure; cost effectiveness; program assessment models; higher education institutions providing distance learning to businesses; faculty and management acceptance; policy…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Business, Case Studies, Comparative Analysis
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