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Conclusion

  • Mark MurphyEmail author
  • Sarah K. St. John
Chapter

Abstract

This chapter brings together the set of case studies presented in this volume, emphasising the interplay between education and other forms of public policy, such as health, agriculture, migration, digital media and communications, environment and language. The conclusion highlights the strong message coming through from the chapters that education is the policy adhesive that can both help tie policy domains together and deliver on the promise of implementation. The conclusion explores the evidence of spillover among the policy domains presented in the case studies, drawing on those connections between education, learning and European public policy, as well as exploring the notion of education as a force for cultural and political change.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of EducationUniversity of GlasgowGlasgowUK
  2. 2.European University InstituteFlorenceItaly

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