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Harðardóttir, Eva; Magnúsdóttir, Berglind Rós; Dillabough, Jo-Anne – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2021
Even though Iceland is yet to host as many refugees as other European countries, the number of young refugees seeking resettlement is growing rapidly. Little Icelandic research has been devoted to refugee youth and their social or educational inclusion to date. This study focuses on how young refugees are represented in the Icelandic context in…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Politics of Education, Refugees, Neoliberalism
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
Cisneros, Brooke; Prieto, Destiney; Jennings-Shaffer, Jennifer; Perez, Amanda – ZERO TO THREE, 2021
Decisions being made on Capitol Hill and in state capitals may seem remote from the experiences of early childhood professionals, but policymakers have a big impact on babies and families. Early childhood professionals and parents bring key expertise and passion to policy advocacy and have a powerful role to play. This article identifies the…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Child Care, Young Children
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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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Berecz, Ágoston – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2021
Dualist Hungary (1867-1918) was the linguistically most diverse would-be nation-state in the long nineteenth century, with less than half of its citizens speaking Hungarian as their home language and more than two-fifths being ignorant of it. The Nationalities Act of 1868 accommodated the language of court proceedings to that of the parties, but…
Descriptors: Hungarian, Court Litigation, Legislation, Nationalism
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Morreale, Joseph C.; Shostya, Anna – Journal of Economic Education, 2021
This article's authors offer an organizational framework for an economics capstone course focused on analyzing current public economic policy issues. In this course, thesis topics often include public issues such as city planning, health care, transportation, education, law, the environment, and monetary and fiscal policies. The authors provide…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Capstone Experiences, Public Policy, Urban Planning
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Shaxson, Louise; Boaz, Annette – Environmental Education Research, 2021
This special issue examines how relationships between research and policy in environmental and sustainability education (ESE) can be strengthened. Our contribution draws on three cases from outside the ESE space to analyse policymakers' perspectives on using evidence to inform decision-making, and to show that government-based policymakers develop…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Sustainability, Theory Practice Relationship, Public Policy
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Palacios-Hidalgo, Francisco Javier; Huertas-Abril, Cristina A.; Gómez-Parra, María Elena – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2021
European countries and their regions are trying to develop quality foreign language policies to help citizens become communicatively competent. The Spanish region of Andalusia has implemented Bilingual Education since 2005, whereas in the United Kingdom the take-up rates of languages in schools are low despite the linguistic demands that Brexit…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Flynn, Susan – Child Care in Practice, 2021
This article presents critical commentary on the relationship between wider policy in Ireland for children, and the practice of social workers and social care workers who work with children on the ground level. An overview of the current policy context for children is achieved through a focused commentary on the literature. This operates around…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Work, Social Services, Child Welfare
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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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Purcell, Margaret A. – Journal of Political Science Education, 2020
This is a report of a case study of a course taught to upper-level, undergraduate students in a moderate sized, southern, public university. This review applies key tenets of established literature on the learning styles of Generation Z. An outline of the techniques suggested in the emerging published research on this cohort is paired with the…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Age Groups, Cognitive Style, Political Science
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Veselý, Arnošt – Teaching Public Administration, 2020
Despite the fact that our knowledge on how policies are designed has substantially improved during the last two decades, prescriptive literature on policy formulation remains largely disconnected from these new findings. The article examines five major assumptions upon which policy formulation is still predominantly based: (a) there is one way…
Descriptors: Public Policy, Policy Formation, Public Administration Education, Misconceptions
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Smith-Maddox, Renée; Brown, Lauren E.; Kratz, Stacy; Newmyer, Richard – Journal of Social Work Education, 2020
The Policy Advocacy and Social Change course is a specialized practice course offered in the Master of Social Work Program (MSW) at the University of Southern California Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work. The course is designed to introduce MSW students to a variety of policy frameworks (i.e., Kingdon's policy window, political model of…
Descriptors: Public Policy, Homeless People, Advocacy, Social Work
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Moyer, Jeffrey S.; Warren, Mark R.; King, Andrew R. – Harvard Educational Review, 2020
The use of narratives and storytelling has become an increasingly common strategy in grassroots organizing and advocacy efforts to influence policy change. Drawing on qualitative interviews and observations, Jeffrey Moyer, Mark Warren, and Andrew King present a case study of the successful campaign by Voices of Youth in Chicago Education (VOYCE)…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Advocacy, Public Policy, Correctional Institutions
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Murphy, Anne; Canel, María José; Barandiarán, Xabier – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2020
This paper uses action learning as a basis for producing research data that help explore the relationship between learning and listening in public organizations. The regional government of Gipuzkoa in northern Spain is engaged in a sustained effort to change the way it interacts with and interprets the future needs of society. Based on grounded…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Agencies, Workplace Learning, Experiential Learning
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