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Vukasovic, Martina; Birkholz, Julie; Brankovic, Jelena – European Journal of Education, 2019
While the European Parliament is increasingly involved in EU governance, its role in policy developments in domains of strategic importance for the EU has not been the focus of many studies. In this article, we analyse a new digital dataset containing more than 10,000 speeches delivered in the European Parliament plenary between 1999 and 2014 and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Policy, Educational Policy, Government (Administrative Body)
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Popovic, Katarina; Maksimovic, Maja; Jovanovic, Aleksa – European Journal of Education, 2018
This article focuses on the social dimension of well-being, based on a critical analysis of the way it is conceptualised in late capitalism: As the dimensions of individual state of mind and body, something that evolves in the individual realm, stressing personal responsibility and achievement of well-being as a solitary act. Then, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Well Being, Social Systems, Educational Policy
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Lundin, Mattias; Torpsten, Ann-Christin – European Journal of Education, 2018
In Sweden, the anti-discrimination initiatives and the efforts against degrading treatment are promoted by two laws indicating self-regulatory and transparent actions toward preventing both. To be successful, it is important that everybody involved in the work has the same understanding of the task and that everybody understands written…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Equal Education, Social Discrimination, Foreign Countries
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Bialecki, Ireneusz; Jakubowski, Maciej; Wisniewski, Jerzy – European Journal of Education, 2017
The impact of the PISA study on Polish education policy has been significant, but probably different from any other country. Poland has not experienced the so-called "PISA shock," but its education system has been benefiting considerably from PISA. For experts and policy makers, it has been a useful and reliable instrument that has made…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests
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Vera-Toscano, Esperanza; Rodrigues, Margarida; Costa, Patricia – European Journal of Education, 2017
Empirical evidence suggests that educational attainment nurtures people's social outcomes and promotes active participation in society and stability. However, it is unclear to what extent other types of human capital also correlate with social outcomes. Hence, we explored the opportunity offered by the PIAAC survey through its provision of…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Lifelong Learning, Correlation, Outcomes of Education
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Niemann, Dennis; Martens, Kerstin; Teltemann, Janna – European Journal of Education, 2017
As the field of education has become a highly internationalised policy field in the last decade, international organisations such as the OECD play an ever more decisive role in the dissemination of knowledge, monitoring of outcomes, and research in education policy. Although the OECD lacks any binding governance instruments to put coercion on…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries, International Assessment, Secondary School Students
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Michel, Alain – European Journal of Education, 2017
The international comparative studies on students' outcomes have initiated analyses that have had a growing influence on national and sub-national education policies in industrialised and developing countries. It is particularly the case of the OECD's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) which started in 2000 and has organised…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Outcomes of Education, Achievement Tests
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Prøitz, Tine S.; Havnes, Anton; Briggs, Mary; Scott, Ian – European Journal of Education, 2017
With the policy of developing a transparent and competitive European higher education sector, learning outcomes (LOs) are attributed a foundation stone role in policy and curriculum development. A premise for their implementation is that they bear fundamental similarities across national, institutional or professional/disciplinary contexts. In…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Professional Education, Program Evaluation, Case Studies
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Caspersen, Joakim; Frølich, Nicoline; Muller, Johan – European Journal of Education, 2017
The emerging interdependent world order poses new challenges for States and citizens alike. For States, interdependence has meant a new concern with integration, whilst for citizens and authorities alike, greater mobility has raised new concerns about recognition of competences, qualifications, quality and transparency. The introduction of…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Higher Education, Governance, Educational Policy
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Salajan, Florin D.; Roumell, Elizabeth A. – European Journal of Education, 2016
This article records and documents the historical development of e-learning policies at EU level by conducting a discourse and content analysis of four key e-learning policy documents drafted and implemented by the European Commission over the past 20 years: "Learning in the Information Society: Action Plan for a European Education…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Discourse Analysis
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Sin, Cristina; Saunders, Murray – European Journal of Education, 2014
The non-binding nature of the Bologna Declaration and loose policy-making and implementation through the open method of coordination (OMC) have led to varied national responses to the Bologna Process. The OMC has allowed countries room for manoeuvre to interpret Bologna policy and attach different degrees of importance to it. Looking at the…
Descriptors: International Cooperation, Educational Cooperation, Policy Formation, Educational Policy
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Westerheijden, Don F.; Stensaker, Bjørn; Rosa, Maria J.; Corbett, Anne – European Journal of Education, 2014
The emergence and development of quality assurance schemes in European countries over the last 15-20 years has inspired many national case studies of the systems and procedures adopted. The methods, contexts, and procedures associated with this policy change are diverse. But although individual countries have set about changing policy in different…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Quality Assurance, Educational Quality, Educational Policy
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Lazzari, Arianna – European Journal of Education, 2012
According to the findings of a recent European study on competence requirement for the early childhood education and care workforce, competent systems that succeed in achieving high levels of professionalism are embedded in coherent public policies that build on consultation with key stakeholders, particularly at local level. In order to flourish,…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Preschool Education, Foreign Countries, Young Children
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Sin, Cristina – European Journal of Education, 2012
This article aims to describe how academics in England, Denmark and Portugal understand the Bologna Process, their attitudes towards the initiative, and how understandings and attitudes determine action. It shows how contextually and culturally determined academic understandings, expectations, preferences, priorities and constraints are key…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, College Faculty
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Halasz, Gabor; Michel, Alain – European Journal of Education, 2011
The evolution in Europe towards more competence-based curricula in the last ten years or so is the result of several exogenous factors and a determined European policy. The Reference Framework of Key Competences for Lifelong Learning, a Recommendation approved by the European Parliament and the Council in 2006, and the work carried out within the…
Descriptors: Compulsory Education, Lifelong Learning, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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