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    Higher Education Policy

    Higher Education Policy

    Volume 1 / 1988 - Volume 30 / 2017

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    Financing Universities Through Vouchers: Lessons from the Republic of Georgia

    An approach to state funding of universities that has attracted some attention in the literature is the funding of universities indirectly though state-funded student vouchers; vouchers would replace, or compl...

    Adrian Ziderman in Higher Education Policy (2017)

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    Same Governance Template but Different Agencies

    In both higher education and other policy sectors, agencies have become a popular instrument adopted by governments to regulate the behavior of universities from a distance. This paper addresses this apparentl...

    Giliberto Capano, Matteo Turri in Higher Education Policy (2017)

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    “It Would be Great to See an Example…” Collaboration Between International NGOs and National Knowledge Institutes in Six African Countries

    Collaboration between international development NGOs and Africa’s national knowledge institutes, particularly universities, is receiving increasing support from global policy-makers and donor agencies. In spi...

    Gerard Prinsen, Ilse Hartog, Martijn Vink in Higher Education Policy (2017)

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    Space and Academic Identity Construction in Higher Education: An Open and Distance Learning Perspective

    Research suggests that higher education changes affect the work and identity of academics. The consequent challenges often mentioned include too little time, work overload and limited autonomy among academic s...

    Nomanesi Madikizela-Madiya, Cheryl Sheila Le Roux in Higher Education Policy (2017)

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    Towards a Common Transnational Education Framework: Peculiarities in China Matter

    Knight has proposed a common transnational education framework for use within and among countries. How this framework may be applied in particular contexts such as those of host countries like China remains un...

    Mingyan Hu, Linda-Dianne Willis in Higher Education Policy (2017)

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    Success and Impact in Widening Participation Policy: What Works and How Do We Know?

    Efforts to widen the participation in higher education for disadvantaged and under-represented groups are common to many countries. In England, higher education institutions are required by government to inves...

    Neil Harrison, Richard Waller in Higher Education Policy (2017)

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    Mental Health Issues and Counseling Services in US Higher Education: An Overview of Recent Research and Recommended Practices

    The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of mental health issues and counseling services on college campuses in the USA. The findings from several national surveys are reviewed to estimate the pre...

    Perry C. Francis, Aaron S. Horn in Higher Education Policy (2017)

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    Journal of Educational Change

    Journal of Educational Change

    Volume 1 / 2000 - Volume 18 / 2017

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    Professional learning communities as drivers of educational change: The case of learning rounds

    Many researchers claim that there is a compelling weight of evidence for the effectiveness of PLCs in promoting teachers’ learning and pupil achievement. However, others raise fundamental questions about their...

    Carey Philpott, Catriona Oates in Journal of Educational Change (2017)

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    The System of Development Programmes on Pre-School and School Education in the Republic of Kazakhstan

    This article addresses preschool education as an integral part of the general education system in the Republic of Kazakhstan. This article describes problems related to preschool and certain areas of school de...

    A. M. Baikulova, M. K. Ibrayeva, L. I. Shalabayeva, U. M. Abdigapbarova in Interchange (2017)

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    Open Type Tasks as a Tool for Developing Creativity in Secondary School Students

    The relevance of the present study is due to the importance of developing creativity which is considered to be the target and the result of education. Modern society demands from individuals non-standard actio...

    Aydar M. Kalimullin, Vyacheslav V. Utemov in Interchange (2017)

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    “Governing by templates” through new modes of school inspection in Norway

    To date, few observational studies have addressed Scandinavian school inspectors in the field, specifically how inspectors use templates to monitor the formative assessment routines of schools and local school...

    Jeffrey Brooks Hall in Journal of Educational Change (2017)

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    Interchange

    Interchange

    Volume 1 / 1970 - Volume 48 / 2017

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    A Case Study of Servant Leadership in the NHL

    An examination of the organizational culture of the Vancouver Canucks of the NHL provides exemplars for all learning institutions. A culture connected directly to a servant-leader philosophy was identified th...

    Carolyn Crippen in Interchange (2017)

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    Lexical Semantic Field as One of the Keys to Second Language Teaching

    The article is devoted to the problem of the development of skills connected with the acquisition of foreign lexis (Lexis = all possible words or phrases in a language) on the basis of semantic fields (Semanti...

    Elena V. Varlamova, Elena A. Tulusina, Zarema M. Zaripova in Interchange (2017)

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    Organic Creativity and the Faustian Bargain: Reconciling Opposites

    The aim of this article is to provide the reader, or anyone interested in creativity, a glimpse into the findings of existing psychological and psychiatric literature on manic depression, its occurrence in cre...

    Bharath Sriraman in Interchange (2017)

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    Mediated diffusion: Translating professional practice across schools in a high-stakes system

    Educational systems across the globe are attempting to reshape the vertical and horizontal dimensions of school accountability. The vertical dimension involves devolution of responsibility to individual school...

    David H. Eddy-Spicer in Journal of Educational Change (2017)

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    Absorptive capacity: A conceptual framework for understanding district central office learning

    Globally, school systems are pressed to engage in large-scale school improvement. In the United States and other countries, school district central offices and other local governing agencies often engage with ...

    Caitlin C. Farrell, Cynthia E. Coburn in Journal of Educational Change (2017)

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    What Does it Mean to Assess Gifted Students’ Perceptions of Giftedness Labels?

    Measuring gifted and talented (GT) students’ perceptions of their GT label might seem to be a relatively straightforward affair. Most of this research uses survey methods that ask GT students to complete Likert s...

    Bryan Meadows, Jacob W. Neumann in Interchange (2017)

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