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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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Lyken-Segosebe, Dawn; Braxton, John M. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2021
Vice chancellors of public universities in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region face a myriad of challenges that require research- and data-driven decision-making. This paper presents a decision-making model for college and university leadership - The Two-Way Practitioner-Researcher Loop. This scholarship of practice has the…
Descriptors: College Administration, Decision Making, Data Analysis, Barriers
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
Finardi, Kyria Rebeca; Guimarães, Felipe Furtado – Current Issues in Language Planning, 2021
This study discusses agency in language policy and planning (LPP) development from the perspective of Brazilian national language policies reflected in the local LPP programme/initiative of a public university in the Southeast region of the country. With that goal, national and local (institutional) documents are analysed and contrasted with the…
Descriptors: Language Planning, Public Policy, Foreign Countries, International Education
Cheng, Jingyan; Wei, Li – Current Issues in Language Planning, 2021
Cooper's (1989) LPP framework focuses on 'who' the policy planner is and 'who' implements the policy to 'whom.' These are particularly significant factors in a highly centralized education system such as China's, where the effect of different individuals as actors in LPP remains largely unexplored. This article examines the controversy around the…
Descriptors: Language Planning, Educational Change, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Shankar, Irene; Tavcer, D. Scharie – Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 2021
This exploratory study investigates the expertise of committee members tasked with constructing sexual violence policies within a post-secondary institution (PSI) and the constraints under which they complete this work. Our findings indicate that allocated committees prioritize institutional risk management, normalize confusion, and most members…
Descriptors: School Policy, Higher Education, Sexual Harassment, Sexual Abuse
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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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Ashraf, Muhammad Azeem; Turner, David A.; Laar, Rizwan Ahmed – SAGE Open, 2021
This study examines the language practices in educational settings in Pakistan, taking the multilingual groupings in society into account. In Pakistan, each province is linked to the single or multiple identities of its people and the languages spoken by the majority. The national language Urdu is limited to educational settings and its function…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Educational Practices, Educational Policy, Policy Formation
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Zachariou, Aravella; Korfiatis, Konstantinos – Environmental Education Research, 2021
This paper is motivated by the idea that the study of the interplay of research and policy related to Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in specific national contexts can contribute to global conversations about the relationships between education research and policy-making. It is written by two individuals who have been involved in…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Educational Research, Educational Researchers
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Reedy, Alison Kay; Wurm, Penelope A. S.; Janssen, Amanda; Lockley, Alison – International Journal for Educational Integrity, 2021
Introduction: Academic integrity policy that is inaccessible, ambiguous or confusing is likely to result in inconsistent policy enactment. Additionally, policy analysis and development are often undertaken as top down processes requiring passive acceptance by users of policy that has been developed outside the context in which it is enacted. Both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Communities of Practice, Integrity, Educational Policy
Hess, Frederick M., Ed.; Warren, Hannah, Ed. – American Enterprise Institute, 2021
The newly created Conservative Education Reform Network (CERN) at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) invited a group of conservative education thinkers to sketch policy proposals that they would like to see in a new education agenda. The only requirement was that they offer suggestions that would complement the traditional conservative…
Descriptors: Networks, Educational Change, Political Attitudes, Educational Policy
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Berggren, Caroline; Olofsson, Anders – Studies in Higher Education, 2021
European Union policies emphasise the importance of entrepreneurship and self-employment to maintain economic growth, a solution influenced by the USA and research from schools of business. There are expectations of higher education graduates that they are innovative, will start businesses and will employ others. However, transferring a solution…
Descriptors: Self Employment, Entrepreneurship, Small Businesses, Gender Differences
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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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Khelifi, Saber; Triki, Mounir – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2020
The renewed interest in Lipsky's street level bureaucracy (SLBy) in a wide array of public sectors brings higher education research's reticent stance on the bottom-up implementation approach to the limelight. This article explores the impact of front line actors' implementation on the Bologna-inspired quality assurance reforms in Tunisia from the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Quality Assurance, Educational Quality, Educational Change
Jones, Tiffany; Nichols, Andrew Howard – Education Trust, 2020
Despite the popular belief that affirmative action gives Black and Latino students an unfair advantage, these students are still underrepresented at the nation's selective colleges and at two- and four-year public colleges and universities in the vast majority of states. The truth is, it isn't enough to just believe that racial inequality is a…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Educational Policy, Higher Education, Equal Education
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