Facilitating Policy-Learning: Active Learning and the Reform of Education Systems in Transition Countries

  • Peter Grootings

Multilateral and bilateral donor agencies increasingly issue declarations that refer to the need to contextualize knowledge and secure ownership of development policies by involving local policy-makers and other stakeholders in policy development and implementation. Yet, policy transfer through imposing or copying (selective knowledge about) policies and models taken from other contexts still dominates the day-to-day operational practices of the donor community (King, 2005; King & McGrath, 2004; Grootings, 2004; Ellerman, 2005).


Active Learning Vocational Education Reform Policy Educational Reform Transition Country 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Grootings
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  1. 1.European Training FoundationTurinItaly

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