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Albert, Cecilia; Davia, María A.; Legazpe, Nuria – European Journal of Education, 2016
This article aims to widen the empirical evidence about the determinants of Spanish academics' publication productivity across fields of study. We use the Spanish Survey on Human Resources in Science and Technology addressed to Spanish resident PhDs employed in Spanish universities as academics. Productivity is measured as the total number of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Faculty Publishing, Productivity
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Michel, Alain – European Journal of Education, 2016
The theories and approaches of steering/monitoring a process of change within education systems have evolved over the last 20 years or so as a result of many factors such as globalisation and decentralisation, a faster pace of change, increasing expectations and demands from various stakeholders (parents, employers, teacher unions, etc.) and the…
Descriptors: Governance, Systems Analysis, Educational Policy, Educational Change
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Theisens, Henno; Hooge, Edith; Waslander, Sietske – European Journal of Education, 2016
Many policy systems and education systems have grown more complex in the last three decades. Power has moved away from central governments in different directions: upwards towards international organisations, sideways towards private institutions and non-governmental organisations and downwards towards local governments and public enterprises such…
Descriptors: Research Needs, Agenda Setting, Educational Policy, Governance
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Waslander, Sietske; Hooge, Edith; Drewes, Tineke – European Journal of Education, 2016
Based on detailed empirical analyses, we paint a layered picture of emerging steering dynamics. Inspired by Foucault, we put the focus on roles stakeholders define both for themselves and others, how they give sense to policy, how they work together in policy elaboration and implementation, and the subtle and sometimes deceitful function of soft…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Education, Educational Policy, Stakeholders
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Wilkoszewski, Harald; Sundby, Eli – European Journal of Education, 2016
Decision-making in educations systems has become more complex: while decentralisation has moved the locus of power to lower governance levels, the central level still is held responsible for the quality of outcomes. As a consequence, new steering strategies have emerged that tend to apply softer modes of governance as opposed to harder ones in the…
Descriptors: Governance, Systems Analysis, Administrative Organization, Leadership Styles
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Galvin Arribas, J. Manuel – European Journal of Education, 2016
This article analyses moves towards good multilevel governance approaches in Vocational Education and Training (VET) as an effective way to improve VET policy making in transition and developing countries, focusing on the Southern Neighbourhood of the EU (ENPI South). The centralised approaches in public administration and to VET governance still…
Descriptors: Governance, Vocational Education, Decision Making, Educational Policy
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Baschung, Lukas – European Journal of Education, 2016
Traditionally, European doctoral education has principally taken place within the binary relationship of professors and their doctoral students according to the "apprenticeship model." However, in the last one to two decades, this model has been questioned. Governments and higher education institutions (HEIs) reform doctoral education by…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Student Recruitment, Case Studies, Graduate Students
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Jongbloed, Janine; Pullman, Ashley – European Journal of Education, 2016
Focusing on the macro-micro interaction between institutional arrangements and individual life outcomes, this article investigates how welfare régime types impact the association between education and well-being, as measured by satisfaction with life. Theorising with Esping-Andersen's ideal-typical welfare régime typology, we hypothesise that…
Descriptors: Well Being, Social Systems, Correlation, Health
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Yokoyama, Keiko – European Journal of Education, 2016
The objective of this study is to define the field of higher education and clarify its identity. It examines three analytical dimensions which, it proposes, shape the field: knowledge, approach and community. It argues that contextual knowledge around the issue of higher education has defined the field but has not determined techniques that are…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Context Effect, Interdisciplinary Approach, Problem Solving
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Savvides, Nicola; Faas, Daniel – European Journal of Education, 2016
This article explores the extent to which young people in predominantly middle-class environments identify with Europe and considers the influence of European education policy, school ethos and curricula. We compare data drawn from individual and focus group interviews with students aged 15-17 at a state school and a European School in England.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Identification (Psychology), Focus Groups
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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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Suárez Pandiello, Javier; García Valiñas, Marián; Muñiz, Manuel A. – European Journal of Education, 2016
The literature on the economics of education emphasises the relevance of the cognitive and non-cognitive dimensions of educational results. However, the latter have been ignored in the empirical literature that focuses on the measurement and evaluation of outcomes in secondary education. This article analyses non-cognitive outcomes using a survey…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outcomes of Education, Public Schools, Private Schools
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Brankovic, Nina; Oruc, Nermin – European Journal of Education, 2016
This article analyses the differences between expected and actual wages of VET students and graduates. It uses a survey of VET students enrolled in schools in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and data about employed VET graduates from the Labour Force Survey. The model of determinants of wages, expected or actual, estimated separately on each dataset,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Vocational Schools, Labor Market
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Gashi, Ardiana; Mojsoska-Blazevski, Nikica – European Journal of Education, 2016
Students' well-being is crucial for learning motivation and effective learning, for their quality of life and their psychological health later in life. In this regard, this article investigates the factors that affect the well-being of students in secondary vocational schools in Kosovo and Macedonia. It empirically examines determinants of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Vocational Education, Well Being
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Bartlett, Will; Pagliarello, Marina Cino – European Journal of Education, 2016
For the last decade, the Western Balkan countries have sought to modernise their vocational education and training (VET) systems, adapting them to the needs of their emerging market economies. Within the framework of the EU accession process, the policy agenda for VET policies has been strongly influenced by a range of international and domestic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agenda Setting, Vocational Education, Educational Policy
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