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Cunningham, Christine – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2019
The aim of this work is to learn more about the Expert Review Group (ERG), a small but powerful team of bureaucrats in Western Australia's Department of Education whose role is to inspect the quality and standards of pre-K to year 12 government schools. Critical education policy analysis is utilised. Iterative understandings were developed through…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inspection, School Visitation, Educational Policy
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Gozali, Charlina; Luschei, Thomas F.; Diki, Diki; Yukamana, Hanni – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2019
"Indonesia Mengajar (IM)", or "Indonesia Teaches", is a movement that began in 2009 with the aim of addressing teacher shortage in schools across Indonesia and developing future leaders by sending them to live in remote parts of the country (Indonesia Mengajar in Indonesia Mengajar: Sejarah, 2015a.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Shortage, Faculty Mobility, Geographic Isolation
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Harris, Alma; Jones, Michelle – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2018
This article explores the significance of context within the process of contemporary education reform and policy-making. It draws upon evidence from a comparative study of educational change and transformation in seven education systems: Australia, England, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Russia, and Singapore. The article focuses on school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Context Effect, Educational Change
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Cheng, Eric C. K.; Wu, S. W.; Hu, Jim – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2017
Teachers and school administrators in Hong Kong have had to cope with more work and performance pressure as they strive to implement educational reforms aimed at deepening students' life-long learning skills. Management systems, which save time and transfer ideas, experiences, and knowledge more efficiently could help schools meet reform goals and…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Case Studies, Story Telling, Taxonomy
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Stoilescu, Dorian; McDougall, Douglas; Egodawatte, Gunawardena – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2016
Mathematics teachers, mathematics department heads, curriculum leaders, and administrators from 11 schools in four school boards from Toronto, Ontario, Canada, participated in a project to improve the teaching and learning in grade 9 mathematics classrooms. In each of these schools, an implementation team was created, so that at least three…
Descriptors: Grade 9, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Improvement
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Sloan, Tine Falk – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2015
The current U.S. education agenda places unprecedented attention on improving the quality of its roughly fifteen hundred teacher preparation programs. The effort places considerable weight on measuring program effectiveness and includes a push to hold programs accountable for their graduates' effects on student performance. Concerns regarding the…
Descriptors: Program Improvement, Accountability, Teacher Education Programs, Data
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Zhang, Jia-Wei; Lo, Leslie Nai-Kwai; Chiu, Chi-Shing – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2014
This article presents the findings of a qualitative study on teacher leadership in the context of university-school collaboration for school improvement (USCSI) on the Chinese Mainland. Through the lens of structuration theory, it explores the process of teacher leaders exercising their power in a USCSI project. During the school improvement…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Leadership, College School Cooperation, Educational Improvement
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Ferrão, Maria Eugénia – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2014
This paper provides findings of research on school effectiveness and discusses implications for evaluation in Brazil and Portugal. Most findings reported over the last decade have been published in Brazilian or Portuguese refereed journals. Thus, a brief literature review of such studies enables that knowledge to reach international scholars and…
Descriptors: School Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies, Case Studies
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Egodawatte, Gunawardena; McDougall, Douglas; Stoilescu, Dorian – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2011
The current emphasis of many mathematics education reform documents is on the need to change the environment of mathematics classrooms from the transmission of knowledge by the teacher to the transaction of knowledge between the teacher and the students which promotes mathematical investigation and exploration. In this article, we discuss the…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Teacher Collaboration, Cooperation, Educational Change
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Chew, Joy Oon Ai; Andrews, Dorothy – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2010
This research paper is about the role of the principal in enabling teacher leadership for pedagogical innovations and school improvement studied in two Innovative Designs for Enhancing Achievements in Schools (IDEAS) schools in Singapore and Australia over a 3-year period from 2005 to 2007. The research reported is based on the developing…
Descriptors: Improvement Programs, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Case Studies
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Stringer, Patricia Martha – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2009
Capacity building is now mentioned synonymously with school improvement in much of the literature with an absence of debate on the implications of political, social and economic trends. This article explores capacity building in one low decile, multicultural, New Zealand primary school. The research, positioned within an interpretivist paradigm,…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, School Culture, Change Agents, Foreign Countries
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Nebres, Bienvenido Florendo – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2009
In 1983, after over 10 years of working on mathematics education reform in the Philippines, I wrote a paper for a Tokyo conference arguing that education reform in developing countries such as the Philippines should begin by working on macro-problems, namely the social, political, and economic environment of the schools, as a context for the…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Strategic Planning, Mathematics Education, Elementary Education
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Hungi, Njora; Postlethwaite, Neville T. – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2009
In this study, the authors employed a multilevel analysis procedure to examine the key pupil- and school-level factors that influenced reading and mathematics achievement among Grade 5 primary school pupils in Laos. The data for this study were collected in 2007 as part of a major project (known as Laos Grade 5 Survey) that sought to examine the…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Reading Achievement, Foreign Countries, Grade 5
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Toh, Kok-Aun; Ho, Boon-Tiong; Riley, Joseph P.; Hoh, Yin-Kiong – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2006
The moulding of the future of a nation depends on the teachers and the education they provide in schools. Research evidence from the US. National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) confirms this to be the case. Quantitative analysis of data indicates that measures associated with pre-service teacher preparation are by far the strongest…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Educational Policy, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Qualifications
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Menez, Adonis N.; de Guzman, Allan B.; Tan, Emily B. – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2006
State Universities and Colleges (SUC's) in the Philippines are usually established by converting technical/vocational high schools into a full-blown university through legislative fiat to satisfy political agenda. Political influence appears to be inevitable particularly in the areas of jurisdiction and governance. Three (3) state universities in…
Descriptors: State Universities, State Colleges, Organizational Change, Foreign Countries
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