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Lee, Molly N. N. – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2004
A significant global trend during the 1990s is the restructuring of higher education systems. The essence of this restructuring process is a redefinition of the relationship between institutions of higher learning, the state, and the market, and a drastic reduction of institutional autonomy. This article is an analysis of the restructuring process…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Universities, Institutional Autonomy, Global Approach
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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
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Ng, Pak Tee – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2004
This paper presents the findings of a research that examines students' perception of the change in the Singapore Education System and how that impacts on their satisfaction and outlook. Analysis of the data obtained through a questionnaire and face-to-face interviews shows that the more favourable the perception of change amongst students, the…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Change Strategies
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Kang, Trivina – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2004
This paper presents the 2002 Junior College/Upper Secondary Review in Singapore in the context of the nation-state's commitment to human capital investment. It discusses how these changes have led to a radically altered upper secondary educational landscape through the implementation of the Integrated Programme, the establishment of Specialized…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Two Year Colleges, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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Pang, I-wah – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2004
This paper reviews the school-family partnership in Hong Kong in the past decade. The typology of Epstein's six types of partnership is adopted as the analytical framework. The results show that there has been an increase in shared experience in school education among various stakeholders. Schools have become more convinced that they have a role…
Descriptors: Governance, Partnerships in Education, Foreign Countries, Barriers
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Kim, Anna – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2004
Official involvement of parents in school education has been very limited until recently within the highly centralized educational administration and school management system in Korea. But, the educational reform in 1995 has brought fundamental changes in educational administration and school management system of Korea. The main approach of the…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, School Based Management, Educational Administration, School Councils
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Mar, Naing Yee – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2004
This paper examines the role of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in advancing the cause of education for all and livelong learning. After examining the claimed benefits of ICTs for promoting education and schooling, and the characteristics of education and the basic education movement in Asia, the paper focuses on providing a case…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Lifelong Learning, Foreign Countries, Case Studies
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Lapayese, Yvette V. – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2004
As the ubiquitous force of globalization further erodes the nation-state and political activity increasingly focuses on global issues, there is renewed attention to models of global education. Within this global context, human rights education emerges as a response to the demands of global education. One of the main objectives of the United…
Descriptors: Global Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Change
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Tee, Ng Pak – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2004
Schools in Singapore are now tasked to develop the spirit of innovation and enterprise in their students. This is in line with the national vision of "Thinking Schools, Learning Nation". This policy initiative, which began in 2004, is set to change the fundamental nature of education in Singapore. This article discusses the innovation…
Descriptors: Role Models, Educational Improvement, Foreign Countries, Educational Innovation
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Knipprath, Heidi – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2004
In Japan, there has been an increased concern about family and community participation in the child's education. Traditionally, the role of parents and community in Japan has been one of support and less one of active involvement in school learning. Since the government commenced education reforms in the last quarter of the 20th century, a more…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Community Involvement, Parent Role, Educational Change
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de Guzman, Allan B. – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2004
This paper highlights how a developing country like the Philippines incarnates a learner-centered approach in its overall education framework. Specifically, key policies and strategies relative to curriculum development, pedagogical issues, educational innovation and evaluation, professional development of teachers and school-community dynamics…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Innovation, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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Khaparde, M. S.; Srivastava, Ashok K.; Meganathan, R. – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2004
This research explored the management devices followed in successful schools in the Indian context. In-depth case studies of three successful Navodaya schools were carried out. The schools were identified on the basis of the academic performance of students in the last three years in the national examinations and their participation in…
Descriptors: Management Systems, Democracy, Program Effectiveness, Participative Decision Making
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