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Abu-Shawish, Reem Khalid; Romanowski, Michael H.; Amatullah, Tasneem – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2021
Globalization presents Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries with opportunities for economic growth and transformation, as many of these nations face economic challenges such as the need for a diversified knowledge-based economy because of the finite resource of hydrocarbons. This requires the development of human capital providing workers with…
Descriptors: Knowledge Economy, Economic Development, Educational Development, Policy Formation
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Wray, Christina C.; Benjamin, David – American Association for Adult and Continuing Education, 2021
Exhibits offer insight into what an organization values while providing patrons the opportunity to be challenged and engaged. This paper explores ways exhibits policies can be crafted to move exhibits beyond the walls and cases to create a space for community discussion that promote growth and understanding by providing space for discussions,…
Descriptors: Exhibits, Policy Formation, Discussion, Community Involvement
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Shliakhovchuk, Elena – Educational Review, 2021
Globalisation has brought about change not only in the economic, social and technological order, but also in people's mentality and the ways they interact with the world around them. There has been a consensus that in our increasingly interconnected world, one of the essential tasks of educators and institutions at all levels is to develop,…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Cultural Literacy, Cultural Awareness, Political Attitudes
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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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Roumell, Elizabeth A. – Adult Literacy Education, 2021
In this essay, I argue that our recent pivot toward digital learning, in addition to the social discontent and economic turbulence exacerbated by the pandemic, requires a re-imagining of how we "do" adult and workforce education (AWE) policy. First, I briefly describe the 2014 Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA) policy.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Labor Force Development, Educational Policy, Federal Legislation
Pellegrini, Marta; Vivanet, Giuliano – ECNU Review of Education, 2021
Purpose: This article examines the state of progress of evidence-based educational policies in Europe and identifies organizations for the generation and dissemination of evidence. Further, it discusses some of the most relevant challenges facing the development of evidence-informed education policies in Europe. Design/Approach/Methods: This…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Decision Making
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Zhang, Saijun; Cain, Daphne S.; Liao, Minli – Youth & Society, 2021
Depression has been increasing rapidly and is prevalent among youth. Inadequate mental health service utilization for youth and relevant racial/ethnic disparities are a growing concern. The current study used a nationally representative database to examine racial/ethnic disparities in youth depression prevalence, mental health services…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Health Services, Help Seeking, Drug Therapy
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Amos, Samantha N.; Latz, Amanda O.; Mulvihill, Thalia M. – College Student Affairs Journal, 2021
The purpose of this narrative inquiry was to understand how institutions of higher education implemented a gender-inclusive housing option for students from the perspective of student affairs administrators. Of particular interest was how housing administrators perceived a gender-inclusive housing option impacted students and the campus community.…
Descriptors: College Housing, Student Personnel Workers, Administrator Attitudes, LGBTQ People
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
Moore, Sarah C. K. – Multilingual Matters, 2021
This book traces a history of bilingual education in the US, unveiling the pervasive role of politics and its influence on integrity of policy implementation. It introduces readers to once nationwide, systemic supports for diverse bilingual educational programs and situates particular instances and phases of its expansion and decline within…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Educational History, Politics of Education, Educational Policy
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Mayer, Diane – Oxford Review of Education, 2021
This paper examines the connections and disconnections between teacher education policy and research, and considers future opportunities for teacher education research by rethinking the notion of evidence as it is conceptualised in current policy debates. Historically, teacher education was positioned as a training issue, then as a learning issue,…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Teacher Education Programs
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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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Hof, Barbara; Bürgi, Regula – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2021
Computer education was an integral part of curriculum development and a priority of the OECD's policy agenda at the turn of the 1970s. Based on an analysis of archival documents, programme overviews and publications, this article describes how the introduction of computers in the classroom was advocated by the OECD and, more specifically, how this…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Curriculum Development, International Organizations, Educational History
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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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