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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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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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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