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Maguire, Sue; Keep, Ewart – Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE), 2021
This paper provides an overview of government policy on young people who are Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) across the four UK nations. The paper argues that policy in England on this topic is less well-developed and coherent than in the other UK nations, and that the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic will serve to amplify the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Public Policy, Out of School Youth
Center on Great Teachers and Leaders, 2020
Highly effective teachers and school leaders are of utmost importance to improve student achievement and ensure the success of the education system. Unfortunately, students in underserved schools are not provided equitable access to effective teachers and leaders. For this reason, many states and districts have implemented evidence-based talent…
Descriptors: Talent Development, Access to Education, Equal Education, State Policy
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
Gates, Susan M.; Woo, Ashley; Xenakis, Lea; Wang, Elaine Lin; Herman, Rebecca; Andrew, Megan; Todd, Ivy – RAND Corporation, 2020
State policymakers, including state leaders, districts, and professional associations, play a role in fostering an environment that supports the development of effective school principals, with the broad policy objective of achieving high principal quality across the state. This report examines how seven states use state policy levers to advance…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Principals, State Policy, Educational Policy
Gates, Susan M.; Woo, Ashley; Xenakis, Lea; Wang, Elaine Lin; Herman, Rebecca; Andrew, Megan; Todd, Ivy – RAND Corporation, 2020
States play a role in fostering an environment that develops and supports effective school leaders. Prior research has highlighted opportunities to enhance state involvement in supporting school leadership through a range of policy levers, especially by promoting improvements to principal preparation (Manna, 2015; Davis, 2016). The Wallace…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Principals, State Policy, Educational Policy
Global Family Research Project, 2018
Together with Teach to Lead, a project guided by teacher leaders at the U.S. Department of Education and ASCD, we took a look at the first-ever family engagement summit, which provided a structured model for actively engaging families alongside educators, administrators, and community partners. This report highlights the voices of summit…
Descriptors: Family Involvement, Conferences (Gatherings), Partnerships in Education, Participative Decision Making
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Weinstein, José; Hernández, Macarena – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2016
School leadership has a core position within education policy worldwide. Comparative research in this area has been mainly focused on developed countries and has tended to neglect the situation of developing nations, including Latin American countries. Considering the above, this article presents the current status of school leadership policies in…
Descriptors: Leadership Responsibility, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Policy Formation
Habersham, Candace L. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
When a specific system is chosen, in reference to selecting a school superintendent, contention between constituents who oppose such system ensues. Such issues range from demographics and differences in management style to which superintendent is more credentialed. In Florida, each county is considered a school district and has its own school…
Descriptors: Superintendents, Educational Administration, Governance, Policy Formation
Lake, Robin J., Ed.; Hill, Paul T., Ed. – Online Submission, 2006
This is the second annual report from the National Charter School Research Project (NCSRP) at the University of Washington's Center on Reinventing Public Education. Like last year's debut edition of Hopes, Fears, & Reality, the 2006 volume explores some of the most current and controversial issues facing the charter school movement. This…
Descriptors: Unions, School Districts, Public Education, Charter Schools
General Accounting Office, Washington, DC. – 2003
Current federal hiring problems result in processes that do not meet the needs of (1) agencies in achieving their missions, (2) managers in filling positions, and (3) applicants for a timely, efficient, transparent, and merit-based process. Federal human resources directors from the 24 major federal departments and agencies found time-to-hire a…
Descriptors: Automation, Career Information Systems, Change Strategies, Demand Occupations
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. – 2002
This document contains the text of the Nurse Reinvestment Act, which amends the Public Health Service Act to address the increasing shortage of registered nurses by instituting a series of policies to improve nurse recruitment and nurse retention. Title I details two initiatives to boost recruitment of nurses. The first initiative includes the…
Descriptors: Accountability, Career Development, Career Ladders, Change Strategies
Washington State Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board, Olympia. – 2002
A work group consisting of representatives of public agencies, education, the health care industry, and unions and professional associations was formed to examine education and training issues related to the shortage of health care workers in Washington state. The group concluded that the shortage of available workers in many health care…
Descriptors: Access to Health Care, Change Strategies, Cultural Pluralism, Delivery Systems
Saunders, Stephen; Saunders, John – 2002
Case studies of 16 firms across Australia that employ adult apprentices in the "traditional" trades were conducted to identify innovative ways of getting adults into the trades. The case studies included interviews with the firms' apprentice managers, training providers, and adult apprentices. Although some adult-friendly innovations…
Descriptors: Adult Programs, Adult Students, Adult Vocational Education, Apprenticeships
Moss, Philip; Tilly, Chris – 2001
This book, the sixth in a series, adds to debates about race, skill, and hiring with interdisciplinary, indepth, qualitative field research about employers' attitudes. Chapter 1 provides background to the research. Chapter 2 describes the three employer surveys from which data are drawn and provides a snapshot of the recent history of industrial…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Affirmative Action, Asian Americans, Blacks
Hilton, Margaret – 2001
Employers are experiencing difficulties filling vacancies for information technology (IT) positions because of rapid growth in the demand for IT workers, high turnover, and the unique characteristics of IT work. In response to the growing demand for IT workers, public and private education and training providers are expanding their offerings and…
Descriptors: Consortia, Cooperative Planning, Coordination, Delivery Systems
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