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Fenwick, Tara, Ed.; Farrell, Lesley, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
How can educational research have more impact? What processes of knowledge exchange are most effective for increasing the uses of research results? How can research-produced knowledge be better "mobilized" among users such as practicing educators, policy makers, and the public communities? These sorts of questions are commanding urgent…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Educational Research, Research Utilization, Museums
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Butt, Graham; Gunter, Helen – Educational Review, 2005
This special edition enables an in-depth look at the process of modernization of education in England, in relation to other international developments. In particular we focus on the reform of teachers? work by examining the antecedence of the current policy of remodelling through three articles based on the Evaluation of the Department for…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Teacher Responsibility
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Ozga, Jenny – European Educational Research Journal, 2016
The aim of the paper is to contribute to the critical study of digital data use in education, through examination of the processes surrounding school inspection judgements. The interaction between pupil performance data and other (embodied, enacted) sources of inspection judgement is scrutinised and discussed with a focus on the interaction…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Governance, Inspection, Foreign Countries
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Ozga, Jenny – Policy Futures in Education, 2013
This response to Vassiliki Papatsiba's article on collaboration draws attention to structural barriers to collaborative research: for example, increased competition for scarce resources, increased steering of research, and the casualisation of research workers. It draws on experience of collaborative work in a large, EU-funded project to…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Barriers, Competition, Financial Support
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Arnott, Margaret; Ozga, Jenny – Oxford Review of Education, 2016
Nationalism is a key resource for the political work of governing Scotland, and education offers the Scottish National Party (SNP) government a policy space in which political nationalism (self determination) along with social and cultural forms of civic nationalism can be formed and propagated, through referencing "inwards" to…
Descriptors: Nationalism, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Self Determination
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Ozga, Jenny – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2012
The article studies the replacement of bureacratic systems of command and control by networks based on technologies, where co-operation and co-ordination are constantly negotiated and regulated in different ways, and where policy-makers negotiate new power relations with new actors. The comparison between England and Scotland highlights the fact…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Power Structure
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Ozga, Jenny – Journal of Education Policy, 2009
This paper explores the relationship between changing forms of the governance of education and the growth and uses of data in the context of England--a context that can be described as the most "advanced" in Europe in terms of data production and use. The paper links the shifting relations between the central department of education…
Descriptors: Governance, School Districts, Foreign Countries, Local Government
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Ozga, Jenny – European Educational Research Journal, 2008
This article argues that the "quality" debate in education research is not so much about quality as about creating the conditions in which research and knowledge production in the field of education can be managed and steered. The criticisms of research in education have destabilised the field and promoted its closer dependence on and…
Descriptors: Scientific Research, Educational Research, Governance, Epistemology
Lindblad, Sverker, Ed.; Popkewitz, Thomas S., Ed. – 2000
This volume is a collection of public discourses on European education governance, and social integration and exclusion, focusing in particular on changes in education governance in Finland, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, England, and Scotland. Ten chapters include: (1) "Introduction: Research Problematics and…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Discourse Analysis, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education
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Grek, Sotiria; Ozga, Jenny – British Educational Research Journal, 2010
This paper draws on interview data from national policy makers in England, Scotland and the European Commission to illustrate differences in the referencing of "Europe" in education policy-making in England and Scotland in order to highlight the emergent complexity of post-devolution policy-making in education through a focus on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Interviews, Comparative Education
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Arnott, Margaret; Ozga, Jenny – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2010
The paper draws on critical discourse analysis to examine and discuss some of the key developments in the governing of education in Scotland since the election of the Scottish National Party (SNP) government in May 2007. It analyses these developments, drawing on a study of key policy texts and suggests that discourse analysis has much to…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy
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Ozga, Jenny – Critical Studies in Education, 2007
Knowledge transfer (KT) is the emergent "third sector" of higher education activity--alongside research and teaching. Its commercialization origins are evidenced in its concerns to extract maximum value from research, and in the policy push to make research-based knowledge trapped in disciplinary silos more responsive to the growing…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Program Implementation, Social Science Research
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Ozga, Jenny – Research Papers in Education, 2007
This contribution looks at the ways in which research quality is defined and addressed in the Applied Education Research Scheme (AERS), particularly within the network on Schools and Social Capital, which is one of the four areas of work within the overall AERS scheme. AERS is a five-year programme, funded jointly by the Scottish Executive and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Languages, Higher Education, Social Capital
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Byrne, Delma; Ozga, Jenny – Research Papers in Education, 2008
The review examines the relationship between educational research and policy, from the post-war period to the present, throughout the United Kingdom. Its purpose is to (a) illuminate the changing relationship between education research and policy, and (b) to clarify the different ways in which that relationship is understood. Its overarching…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Sociology, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy
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Grek, Sotiria; Lawn, Martin; Ozga, Jenny; Segerholm, Christina – Comparative Education, 2013
This paper draws on the first, completed phase of a research project on inspection as governing in three European inspection systems. The data presented here draw attention to the rather under-researched associational activities of European inspectorates and their developing practices of policy learning and exchange, and highlight their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inspection, Accountability, Interviews
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