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Cheng, Eric C. K. – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2011
This article aims to examine the predictive relationships of self-evaluation capacity and staff competency on the effect of strategic planning in aided secondary schools in Hong Kong. A quantitative questionnaire survey was compiled to collect data from principals of the participating schools. Confirmatory factor analysis and reliability tests…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Secondary Schools, Student Attitudes, Quality Control
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Toi, Atsuko – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2010
Decentralization in the education system has become a trend in many developing countries. However, it is not a solution to the many problems in education faced by these countries. One of the adverse effects of decentralization is disparity between regions or schools in terms of educational achievement. This paper offers a justification for such a…
Descriptors: Dropout Rate, Educational Objectives, Outcomes of Education, Academic Achievement
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Chun-Lok, Fung; Wing-Yan, Yip – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2010
This study focuses on the policy issues generated by the reintroduction of Liberal Studies and evaluates the predicted effectiveness of the proposed curriculum in Hong Kong (HK) secondary schools. Theorised by Ball (1992) "policy cycle", approximately 200 newspaper articles and 30 government documents were collected to identify the…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Foreign Countries, Political Influences, Educational Policy
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Wolf, Jeanne M.; Bokhorst-Heng, Wendy – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2008
This paper is about the interaction between policy and practice, and about how competing policies contributed to a paradoxical tension within that interaction in one school. Within a paradigm of educational renewal, the Singapore Ministry of Education (MOE) has initiated a number of policies designed to give schools autonomy in designing and…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Educational Objectives, Outcomes of Education, Foreign Countries