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Hevey, Denise – Scottish Educational Review, 1983
Evaluates first year of under Fives Research Liaison Officers, responsible for dissemination of educational research results on children under five to preschool practitioners. Response was largely positive. Questions were raised concerning establishment of causal sequence between practitioners' interest, research findings, changes in practice, and…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Information Dissemination
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Midwinter, Arthur – Scottish Educational Review, 1997
The LACE (Local Authority Current Expenditure) report on comparable local education expenditure in Scotland, England, and Wales, 1993-95, found that Scottish expenditure was 23% higher than in England, largely from the higher incidence of local authority-educated children in Scotland. However, the LACE report excludes several important variables…
Descriptors: Costs, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
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Raffe, David; Courtenay, Gill – Scottish Educational Review, 1987
Data on post-16 transitions from the 1985 Scottish Young Peoples Survey and from the England and Wales Youth Cohort Study reveal several differences reflecting institutional differences between the two systems. Data also reveal sociological similarities. Those who develop policy initiatives at a British level must respect both similarities and…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education, Differences
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Brown, Sally – Scottish Educational Review, 1990
Examines Scotland's increasingly standardized national curriculum and testing reforms. Discusses centrally determined innovations, relationships between curriculum and assessment, reforms' effects on classroom, and teachers' role. Compares elements of encroaching "market model" reforms in England, Wales, and United States, suggesting…
Descriptors: British National Curriculum, Comparative Analysis, Educational Change, Educational Development