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Aspen Institute, 2021
The report contains real-world, proven school climate strategies to guide policymakers in building a comprehensive and coherent state-wide approach for improving school climate. It features 12 recommendations linked to existing state policy examples policymakers can use to build a comprehensive, coherent state-wide approach for improving school…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, School Policy, State Policy, Policy Formation
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Hu, Xiaodan; Fernandez, Frank; Gándara, Denisa – American Educational Research Journal, 2021
We examine the impact of the Texas Research Incentive Program (TRIP), a state policy that offers matching funds to incentivize private-sector donations to certain public universities. We use a national dataset and employ a generalized difference-in-differences approach with matching procedures to estimate the treatment effect of TRIP on revenues…
Descriptors: Private Financial Support, Educational Policy, Research Universities, Educational Finance
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Wronowski, Meredith; Urick, Angela – Educational Policy, 2021
The purpose of this study is to examine changes in teachers' perception of their work during key periods of the accountability and assessment policy movement in the United States. We utilize a teacher perception of deprofessionalization and demoralization framework operationalized using the restricted Schools and Staffing Surveys data sets from…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Motivation, Teacher Morale, Accountability
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Singh, Parlo; Hoyte, Frances; Heimans, Stephen; Exley, Beryl – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2021
This article examines how the 'teacher quality' agenda, evident in the globalised discourse on education policy, constructs changes to teachers' work and teacher education. We undertake a critical policy analysis of two reports from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), addressing three issues. First, we discuss the…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Education, Policy Analysis, 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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Weinberg, James – Journal of Education Policy, 2021
The 2017-2019 House of Lords' select committee on Citizenship and Civic Engagement made a number of bold proposals to reinvigorate citizenship education in the UK. However, the public and academic debate surrounding the Lords' report and its recommendations has been startlingly muted. To tackle this lacuna, this article analyses a range of 'policy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Educational Policy, Federal Government
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Imran, Muhammad; Akhtar, Samina; Chen, Yuee; Ahmad, Shabbir – SAGE Open, 2021
This article aims at investigating the relevance of a gender perspective in societies where women are mainly responsible for the household and childcare. For this purpose, the activities of two environmental and women's empowerment--related nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) from Pakistan, Leadership for Environment and Development (LEAD) and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Females, Feminism
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Li, Kaiyi – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2021
In 1932, with the help of the League of Nations, the Chinese government sent an educational mission consisting of five scholars to Europe, in order to investigate education in different countries as reference points for ongoing Chinese educational reform. This article argues that educators in the mission used foreign examples to support their…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Educational Change
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Rollan, Kamila; Somerton, Michelle – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2021
It is a common discourse in Kazakhstan that policy-making is state-driven with weak engagement of civil society. The Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan announced a transition to an inclusive education model by 2020. The present study sought to challenge the traditional perspectives on the policy-making process and to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Inclusion
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Xue, Eryong; Li, Jian – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2020
This study examines the educational policy related to the inclusion of ethnic minority population in the contemporary China. It has undergone three stages of the educational policy transformation, including the beginning, development and perfection stages. It is characterized by the steadiness, caution, rapidity, quality improvement,…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Policy Analysis, Foreign Countries, Cultural Context
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Shaw, Ryan D. – Arts Education Policy Review, 2020
Policy analysts often concern themselves with understanding the messiness of implementation. Scholar Milbrey McLaughlin urged scholars to follow the "policy footprint" approach, and this article introduces this concept's application in studying arts education policy implementation. Specifically, I explore several important questions.…
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Policy, Program Implementation, Retrenchment
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Shaywitz, Bennett A.; Shaywitz, Sally E. – Oxford Review of Education, 2020
We review the evolution of the conceptualisation of dyslexia and along with it the current, 21st century definition of dyslexia. Our starting point is the seminal report by Pringle Morgan in 1896, followed by early 20th century reports by Hinshelwood, and continuing with concepts of brain injury and minimal brain dysfunctions then to the emergence…
Descriptors: Definitions, Dyslexia, Laws, Policy Formation
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Neumann, Eszter; Gewirtz, Sharon; Maguire, Meg; Towers, Emma – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2020
Conservativism has gained significant influence on education-policy making and debates about education in many Anglophone countries. While conservative educational governments have advanced some neoliberal governance trends, they have also introduced characteristic neoconservative education elements, notably in the area of curricular content. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Neoliberalism, Educational Policy, Policy Formation
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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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