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Johnston, Lloyd D.; Miech, Richard A.; O'Malley, Patrick M.; Bachman, Jerald G.; Schulenberg, John E.; Patrick, Megan E. – Institute for Social Research, 2021
Monitoring the Future (MTF) is a long-term study of substance use and related factors among U.S. adolescents, college students, and adult high school graduates through age 60. It is conducted annually and supported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. MTF findings identify emerging substance use problems, track substance use trends, publish…
Descriptors: National Surveys, Drug Use, College Students, High School Graduates
Dennis, Anita, Ed. – Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board, 2020
In a rapidly changing 21st-century economy with growing competition from abroad, continuing to field a world-leading, skilled workforce is both more essential and more challenging than ever to the mission of delivering increasing prosperity for American families and preserving this nation's economic leadership. The US must therefore confront its…
Descriptors: Immigration, Competition, Talent, Skilled Workers
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Ning, Dali – Education Quarterly Reviews, 2020
Slogan has a sound mass base in China for thousands of years, functioning as guidelines for civic practice. Even today, Chinese slogans are often employed by the government to promote policies and socio-cultural values. This paper, adopting an ecolinguistic approach, explores the development of Chinese slogans during the four economic stages since…
Descriptors: Propaganda, Political Attitudes, Social Change, Guidelines
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Tunali, Sevinç – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2019
Bangladesh has a highly complicated education system with a wide variety of institutions in both primary and secondary levels. The total number of students in primary and secondary level is higher than 25 million. This huge system need to forecast the future for the sake of all stakeholders' students, parents, teachers alike. This study aims to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Trends, Futures (of Society), Elementary Secondary Education
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Lewis, Nick; Shore, Cris – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2019
In Britain and New Zealand the neoliberal assault on universities has shifted from new public management and funding models to the special status of the public university. The project aims to complete neoliberal business initiated 25 years ago by more fully marketising and financialising universities, starting with 'unbundling' and outsourcing and…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Universities, Commercialization, Neoliberalism
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Miller, Paul – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2019
Globally, schools continue to face ongoing reductions in budgetary allocations, increase in student numbers, performativity pressures and high stakes accountability. Like it or not, schools/ school leaders are operating in rapidly changing national educational policy contexts that are demanding more from less and a much greater contribution to…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Cross Cultural Studies, Political Influences, Educational Change
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Goodwin, April Nozomi – Educational Perspectives, 2019
A comprehensive undergraduate experience encompasses a broad survey of the humanities, arts, social sciences, and multicultural and global education, as well as mathematics, science, and technology. These disciplines are essential components of a liberal arts education that prepares students with the skills and knowledge to navigate an…
Descriptors: Liberal Arts, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Expertise
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Vaccari, Victoria; Gardinier, Meg P. – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2019
Education policymaking has gone global. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development aims to galvanize efforts to promote sustainable development, decrease global inequalities, and realize universal quality education. Supporting these efforts, two leading international organizations, UNESCO and the OECD, have set out normative frameworks for their…
Descriptors: Global Approach, International Organizations, Position Papers, Educational Policy
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Zagami, Jason; Bocconi, Stefania; Starkey, Louise; Wilson, John Dewar; Gibson, David; Downie, Jill; Malyn-Smith, Joyce; Elliott, Sandra – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2018
With the increasing relevance of information and communication technologies (ICT) and the global transition towards the knowledge society, school systems and higher education now face increasing challenges involved in preparing students for successful participation in the knowledge society. In many countries, this is leading to manifold efforts…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Educational Policy, Technology Integration, Policy Formation
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Spencer, Stephanie – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2017
The remit for this short piece was to identify themes emerging from the articles in this edition by Julie McLeod, Duncan Waite and Eugenie Samier, to consider how these themes reflect on the current field, and to identify their ongoing relevance. Additionally, I was asked to consider the current challenges that the field is facing and what this…
Descriptors: Futures (of Society), Educational Research, Educational Administration, Educational Policy
Cedefop - European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, 2017
Labor market and skills intelligence, which provides information on current and future labor market trends and skill needs, can help people, enterprises and policymakers make informed decisions. Cedefop's project, "Governance of Skills Anticipation and Matching Systems: Country Reviews," aims to help participating EU states overcome…
Descriptors: Job Skills, Labor Needs, Policy Formation, Public Policy
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Aldy, Joseph E. – Future of Children, 2016
Our failure to mobilize sufficient effort to fight climate change reflects a combination of political and economic forces, on both the national and the global level. To state the problem in its simplest terms, writes Joseph Aldy, future, unborn generations would enjoy the benefits of policies to reduce carbon emissions whereas the current…
Descriptors: Climate, Activism, Political Influences, Economic Factors
Rizk, Ayman – Online Submission, 2016
This study focused on evaluating the School-based Reform (SBR) program, introduced by the Egyptian ministry of education in its national strategic plan 2007/2008-2011/2012, by exploring the perspectives of policy-officials at the central ministry. The study adopted an evaluative qualitative analysis approach with the aim of evaluating and…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Strategic Planning, Educational Policy, Program Evaluation
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Nienhusser, H. Kenny – Review of Higher Education, 2015
This research presents findings of the policymaking environment in the area of postsecondary education benefits for undocumented immigrants in New York. In addition to describing the response to ever-changing federal, state, and local actions, this investigation also identifies five political forces (power of the governor, pressure of advocacy…
Descriptors: Undocumented Immigrants, Educational Policy, Postsecondary Education, Educational Benefits
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Paananen, Maiju; Lipponen, Lasse; Kumpulainen, Kristiina – European Educational Research Journal, 2015
Drawing on the analytic concept of imaginary, this study investigates policy hybridisation in the Finnish early childhood education. Specifically, it illuminates how the interplay between different imaginaries enabled the neoliberal imaginary to oust the social-democratic imaginary through a tripartite process in a case of local productivity…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Policy, Accountability, Educational Change
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