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McClellan, George S.; Hutchens, Neal H. – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2021
This book contains vital information on the historical, philosophical, and legal foundations for shared governance, and it makes the link between fundamentals of law and policy as related to professional practice in student affairs. Practical insights and suggestions for student affairs are offered for practitioners at all levels to ensure…
Descriptors: Participative Decision Making, Governance, Higher Education, Educational History
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Weise, Janelle; Mohan, Adith; Walsh, Jessica; Trollor, Julian N. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Introduction: People with intellectual disability (ID) face barriers to accessing mental healthcare. Individuals who have had significant experience in intellectual disability mental health (IDMH) can provide insights into strategies to overcome these barriers. Methods: This historical investigation applied an interpretive descriptive approach…
Descriptors: Mental Health Programs, Mental Health Workers, Expertise, Intellectual Disability
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Orphan, Cecilia M.; Laderman, Sophia; Gildersleeve, Ryan Evely – Review of Higher Education, 2021
This multiple-site case study of 24 intermediary organizations (IOs) engaged in postsecondary public policy examined how they identify policy issues and move issues, problems, and solutions onto the higher education policy agenda. Specifically, this study used agenda-setting theory to examine how IOs construct higher education policy issues,…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Agenda Setting, Educational Policy, Policy Analysis
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Prøitz, Tine Sophie; Mausethagen, Sølvi; Skedsmo, Guri – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2021
This study focus on how administrators in districts approach data and data use in education differently. Based on data material from local policy documents, interviews with district administrators and observations from meetings with district administrators, school leaders and teachers, we reveal how different views on learning outcomes manifest in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Districts, Instructional Leadership, Leadership Styles
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Moreno-Salto, Israel; Robertson, Susan L. – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2021
There is now an extensive body of research concerning the OECD's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), and its recent additions and variations. Despite this, we argue that there is a paucity of theory-informed empirical research on the ways in which the PISA results about a nation's education system both circulate within, and are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Achievement Tests, International Assessment
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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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Takayama, Keita; Lingard, Bob – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2021
This paper traces the complexities, contingencies and tensions involved in the creation of a new, 'scientific' assessment in what we call Prefecture A in Japan. We start with a thick, granular description of the complicated and ongoing narrative of a new policy emergence. This descriptive account serves as a precursor to our application of an…
Descriptors: Public Policy, Psychometrics, Public Officials, International Organizations
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Forde, Christine; Torrance, Deirdre – School Leadership & Management, 2021
This article examines the policy construction of leadership at all levels in Scottish education. In the current reforms 'leadership at all levels' is being used to mobilise support around changes to the role of the headteacher and of the local authorities (LAs) to bring about greater system alignment. From a critical policy analysis six themes are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leadership, Policy Formation, Educational Policy
Mouthaan, Melissa; Johnson, Martin; Greatorex, Jackie; Coleman, Tori; Fitzsimons, Sinéad – Research Matters, 2021
Inspired by the work of David Raffe and his co-authors who set out the positive benefits gained from comparing the policies of "the UK home nations" in an article published in 1999, researchers in the Education and Curriculum Team launched a project in early 2020 that we called Curriculum Watch. The aim of this project was to collate a…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy
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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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Mikulec, Borut – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2021
The role of international intergovernmental organisations (IIOs) in global and/or European adult education policymaking has received significant attention in the field of adult education (AE) in the twenty-first century. However, empirical AE studies examining the impact of different IIO policies on country-level AE policies and practices, and the…
Descriptors: International Organizations, Global Approach, Adult Education, Educational Policy
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Huang, Ying-Syuan; Asghar, Anila; Nichols, Naomi E. – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2021
This policy ethnography focuses on a nationwide environmental and sustainability education policy that was developed and enacted in response to United Nations' call for mainstreaming Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). The framework of governmentality was used as a heuristic tool to explore the modalities of the Taiwan government and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Policy, Educational Policy, Program Implementation
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Morgan, Demetri L.; Rall, Raquel M.; Commodore, Felecia; Fischer, Rachel A.; Bernstein, Sam – Journal of Higher Education, 2021
State-level governing boards (SLGBs) can play an essential regulatory role as intermediaries between the public, state-elected officials, and campus-level leadership. However, these boards have been understudied within higher education relative to their enormous potential to influence postsecondary institutions and state political dynamics via the…
Descriptors: State Departments of Education, Governing Boards, Postsecondary Education, State Policy
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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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Galey-Horn, Sarah; Ferrare, Joseph J. – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2020
In recent years, education policy scholars have begun to utilize social network concepts and methods to describe contemporary policy changes across P-16 levels. While many insights have emerged from this growing literature base, we argue that a more formal network approach rooted in policy network analysis (PNA) is needed to fulfill its conceptual…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Network Analysis, Ideology, Educational Change
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