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Ion, Georgeta; Marin, Elena; Proteasa, Carmen – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2019
This paper presents results from a survey of Romanian education researchers on their experience of research uptake and transfer to policy makers and practitioners. A range of variables are analysed in order to understand the factors they perceived to influence the use of educational research. The researchers' context was analysed, including…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Policy, Policy Formation, College Faculty
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Jensen, Elsebeth; Skibsted, Else Bengaard; Christensen, Mette Vedsgaard – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2015
A comprehensive research review carried out on behalf of the Norwegian Ministry of Education in 2008 concluded that the competence to establish and maintain good teacher-student relations is a central and important one for a teacher in today's schools. Together with teaching competence and classroom management competence, other competencies that…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Teacher Education Programs, Interpersonal Competence
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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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Poon, Chew Leng – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2012
This article discusses the relationship between policy, research and practice in the Singapore education landscape in response to Hargreaves and Shirley's arguments of Fourth Way principles of educational change. Examples of recent policy developments in Singapore are used to illustrate the interaction between judicial uses of research data and…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Theory Practice Relationship
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Hargreaves, Andy – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2012
This article has two main objectives. It first outlines the first three waves of change termed by Hargreaves and Shirley (The Fourth Way: The inspiring future for educational change. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, "2009") as the First, Second and Third Way that defined global educational policy and practice since the 1960s. It then…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Academic Achievement, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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Lim, Kenneth Y. T.; Hung, David; Huang, Junsong – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2011
This article seeks to draw from contemporary understandings of translation science to highlight and elaborate upon possible norms and procedures which the authors have found to be critical in the successful extension and scaling of design-based research interventions in education into wider practitioner-based adoption and adaptation. The impetus…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Translation, Scaling, Educational Innovation
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Chinnappan, Mohan; Pandian, Ambigapathy – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2009
Two developments have contributed to the convergence of views about the benefits of real-life and inquiry-based pedagogies in mathematics learning. First, the mathematics teaching community is increasingly focused on the learning of mathematics that involves the transfer of prior knowledge to novel problem-solving situations, a key element in…
Descriptors: Research Needs, Mathematics Education, Numeracy, Problem Based Learning
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Power, Colin – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2009
By 2020 our world will have changed and with it the shape and role of education and of educational research. One cannot predict the future, but in this paper three possible scenarios are outlined reflecting alternative approaches of government to the economic, political, social and environmental challenges facing the Asia Pacific region. For each…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Role of Education, Foreign Countries, Vignettes
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Gilbert, Jane – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2007
ICTs (Information and Communication Technologies) are now widely used in schools: However, despite predictions, they have not revolutionized teaching and learning. Why is this? Does it matter? Should we care? This paper outline seeks to answer such questions and why we should care. School ICTs are informed by a range of different, and often…
Descriptors: Prediction, Curriculum, Information Technology, Computers
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Cheng, Yin Cheong – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2007
In facing up to the challenges and impacts of globalization, high technology, economic transformation, international competitions and local developments in the new century, there have been numerous educational reforms and initiatives in many countries in the Asia-Pacific Region (Cheng, 2005a, A new paradigm for re-engineering education:…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Educational Research, Models, Global Approach
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Power, Colin – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2007
Globalisation includes not only the changes brought about by the opening up of markets and communication technology, but also those set in motion by shifts in policy relating to the responsibilities of government and the role of research and innovation in development. This paper examines the impact of globalisation on education research, policy…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Educational Researchers
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Chien, Maw-Fa; Lee, Chi-Ming; Cheng, Yu-Ping – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2007
This study was designed to illuminate the state of education in Taiwan by constructing Educational Indicator Systems. The study, sponsored by the National Science Council between 1998 and 2000, was the first comprehensive indicator project to cover all educational levels in Taiwan. Various research methods were used, including panel discussion,…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Educational Indicators, Foreign Countries, Educational Research
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Power, Colin – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2006
This article draws lessons from experience at UNESCO and Eidos pertinent to the issues of developing East-West Partnership in education. For the past 60 years, UNESCO's mission has been to promote international co-operation. It has been very much involved in promoting intellectual co-operation among the professional leaders in education. Eidos is…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Policy, International Organizations, Partnerships in Education
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Hanhart, Siegfried; Broyon, Marie Anne – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2004
Switzerland spends about 6% of its GDP on education. In the past few years, there have been carrying out important reforms in the educational field, for example introducing a vocational high school diploma and creating specialized higher vocational institution (hautes ecoles). What is the extent of educational research in this context? There are…
Descriptors: Expenditures, Research Needs, Educational Research, Foreign Countries