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The role of teacher characteristics in an educational standards reform

The policy of performance standards aims for quality improvement in schools by stimulating teachers to plan and organize their teaching according to competence-based performance standards (competence ... reform policy may give us a fine-grained insight into the changes that are expected and the experiences with implementation known so far. 1.2 Educational standards policy Since the PISA shock in 2001

Language diversity in mathematics education research: a move from language as representation to politics of representation

addressing the representation politics of language. Language as representation of mathematics has framed the discursive construction of language diversity over the years in published research in our field. We ... years in published research in our field. We argue that the representation politics of language as grounded in cultural and postcolonial studies enables us to see the meanings attributed to language

The Curse of Knowledge? Education, Corruption, and Politics

data from 31 democracies the results show that corruption thwarts many of the positive effects of education with regard to politics: The results indicate that when corruption is high, educated and ... ‘Since the implementation of any large scale public educational policy entails lots of administrative discretion, the sector seems to be a textbook case for spurring favoritism and corruption.’ The years

The politics of making and un-making (sustainable) futures

affect the future in different ways. Futures for the present are built for example by presenting pathways for climate policy making (Beck and Mahony 2017) or by envisioning utopian technological futures ... , Educational sciences, Economics, Environmental Humanities, History, Political Economy, Political science, Science and Technology Studies and Sociology, we aim to critically and explicitly analyse the pitfalls

Three paradoxes in the approach to educational technology in the education studies of the Spanish universities

approach to ICT in university education. ICT; Innovation; Higher education; Neuroscience; Educational technology; Spain; Media education; Storytelling; Entertainment; Emotions Introduction The objective ... of this article is to discuss from a critical perspective the instrumental approach that prevails in the academic field of educational technology in Spanish universities. The critical analysis is based

Selectivity of Migration and the Educational Disadvantages of Second-Generation Immigrants in Ten Host Societies

inequalities among the children of migrants in Western societies. We present an empirical measure of educational selectivity of migrants from many different origin countries having migrated to ten different ... ethnic group in a particular destination country is related to the gap between their children's and native children's educational outcomes. We find that the disadvantage in educational outcomes between the

Exacerbating Inequalities? Health Policy and the Behavioural Sciences

agenda. The relationship between the social determinants of health (SDoH) and behavioural science in health policy has not hitherto been explored. Given the on-going presence of strategies based on

A critical review of mobile learning integration in formal educational contexts

The introduction of digital technologies in the teaching and learning process is a theme that spans the literature on Educational Technology since the 1980s. Highly associated with the emergence and ... and social media applications in today’s learning, confronting our optimism about this issue with other opinions which question the fit of mobile devices in some educational contexts. In the following

“Safe Spaces” and the Educational Benefits of Diversity

omitted). 160. Id. at 319–20. 161. Id. at 330. 162. Brief of American Educational Research Association et al. in Support of Respondents DUKE JOURNAL OF CONSTITUTIONAL LAW & PUBLIC POLICY benefits of ... Legal Scholarship conference, and the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). I am grateful to Professors Katie Eyer, Stacy Hawkins, Shakira Pleasant, Destinee Andrews

Producing Knowledge, Producing Credibility: British Think-Tank Researchers and the Construction of Policy Reports

Think-tanks and their researchers are located within an interstitial and ill-defined ‘space between fields’; a space both constituted and divided by the worlds of academia, politics, journalism and ... Intellectuals Think-tanks are often used to explain a historically significant episode or outcome in policy making or national politics. For example, British political science presents think-tanks as embedded

The politics of the teaching of reading

researched and taught in areas related to literacy, educational policy, and the history of education. Her work in these areas has involved developing modules and research projects related to critical literacy ... . British Educational Research Journal , 34 ( 6 ), 691 - 710 . Wyse , D. , & Opfer , D. ( 2010 ). Globalization and the international context for literacy policy reform in England . In D. Wyse, R. Andrews

Intergenerational Mobility in Relative Educational Attainment and Health-Related Behaviours

Russia, we fit multilevel mixed-effects Poisson regressions with two measures of health-related behaviours: binge drinking and smoking. The main explanatory variable, intergenerational educational mobility ... European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine , London , UK 2 Department of Social Policy and Intervention and Nuffield College, University of Oxford

The policy state: An American predicament

reality, our vocabulary would conceal it for us, lulling us into a false sense of familiarity. The Policy State describes a sea change in American politics taking place before our eyes, yet one we do not ... responsibilities among offices and the patterns of answerability between them (p. 32). Freed from its shackles, policy has become the ruling motive in American politics, ushering a qualitative change in the nature

10 best resources on power in health policy and systems in low- and middle-income countries | Health Policy and Planning | Oxford Academic

& politics: the action guide for advocacy and citizen participation . In: VeneKlasen NL., Miller V. , Budlender , D. , Clark , C. (eds). Oklahoma City , OK: World Neighbors. Walt G. 1994 . Health Policy: An ... Premji University , PES Campus, Pixel Park, B Block, Electronics City, Hosur Road, Bengaluru 560100, Karnataka , India Power is a critical concept to understand and transform health policy and systems

Extending the Research on 1:1 Technology Integration in Middle Schools: A Call for Using Institutional Theory in Educational Technology Research

(Meyer & Rowan, 2006) and institutional theory helps us understand these influences. A sense of the impact of politics and power may be particularly useful when considering educational technology as it is

Small differences matter: how regional distinctions in educational and labour market policy account for heterogeneity in NEET rates

Labour market and education policy makers and researchers are increasingly focusing on the NEET indicator as a supplement to the youth unemployment rate. Analyses of factors influencing NEET have ... different financial resources and possibilities to shape the educational system, the economy and the labour market policy. Mätzke and Stöger (2015) assumed that regional governments in Austria commonly have

The UK government’s imaginative use of evidence to make policy

It is easy to show that the UK Government rarely conducts ‘evidence-based policymaking’, but not to describe a politically feasible use of evidence in Westminster politics. Rather, we need to ... -based policy; Policy-based evidence; Troubled families policy; Early intervention; Westminster politics - Introduction ‘Evidence-based policymaking’ (EBPM) is a political slogan. It is used by some to

Local Knowledge, Public Policy and Poverty Reduction: A Review on Indonesia Experiences

associated with the dynamics of social, political and cultural that inherent in a community. The multidimensional problems requires synergy between government policy, community and local knowledge itself. This ... (for example in the form of sayings and proverbs, folklore), and manuscripts Local knowledge; Public Policy; Poverty Alleviation; Indonesia - Indonesia has approximately 252 million populations where

The belt and road initiative: domestic interests, bureaucratic politics and the EU-China relations

adopts an “inside-out” approach by examining the actual policy process with a primary focus to individual actors such as the Party, the government department and the state-owned enterprises as well as ... above-mentioned actors in shaping the policy agenda of the BRI. It utilises the Bureaucratic Politics Model (BPM) to interpret the policymaking and execution process. It argues that BPM could well widely

American environmental politics in historical perspective: introduction to the symposium

Jessica Hejny’s research on the partisan divide in American environmental politics. Hejny shows that the Trump administration’s approach to environmental policy shares considerable continuity with the past ... policy. This symposium is the result of that call. The election was a humbling moment for political science (my own disciplinary background). It revealed vividly the limits of political scientists