Journal of Education Policy
Ontological politics has received increasing attention within education policy studies, particularly as a support for the notion of policy enactment. While policy enactment offers serious challenges to traditional approaches toward policy implementation, this paper takes up ontological politics as a concept that extends beyond implementation and holds consequences for policy formation as well. Zum Artikel:
Journal: Active Learning in Higher Education
Many academic institutions are investing thousands of dollars in technology-based classrooms to market themselves as modern and adapt to the new generation of students for whom technology forms part of their everyday lives. This technology is also believed to provide the added benefit of better knowledge acquisition, improved critical thinking and greater engagement with the material. Zum Artikel:
Journal: European Educational Research Journal
The paper demonstrates that while in Germany the concept of Bildung as transformation has pushed back interest in categorical and critical-constructive Bildung, interest in Klafki’s work is increasing in the Russian Federation and in other countries. Zum Artikel:
Journal: Educational Research for Policy and Practice
This paper is a critique of the school education productivity evaluation and two research constructs germane to it, teacher quality and teacher effectiveness. The paper will argue that policy inceptions of teacher quality and teacher effectiveness proxy for the productive capacity of schools and more broadly, school systems. Zum Artikel:
Publication: OECD Education at a glance 2017
Education at a Glance 2017 provides key information on the output of educational institutions; the impact of learning across countries; the financial and human resources invested in education; access, participation and progression in education; and the learning environment and organisation of schools. Online lesen:
This article addresses the question of whether the concept of competence-based vocational education and training (VET) is transferable from one cultural context to another.
Studies in Philosophy and Education:
Fierce debates over standardized assessments in teacher preparation have revolved around flaws in implementation and the politics of privatization. This article examines how faculty in New York State argue for and against a controversial performance assessment for teacher candidates, the edTPA.
American Educational Research Journal:
Counter to narratives of persistently failed school reform, we argue that reforms sometimes succeed and seek to understand why.
School Effectiveness and School Improvement:
This study tested an exemplary SSE instrument by focusing on the extent to which SSE results are cognitively valid, and on the extent to which differences in cognitive validity can be attributed to respondents and/or items.
What do you learn when you take some of the United States' best teachers to a country that reportedly has one of the best education systems in the world? Five state teachers of the year spent three full days in Finland where they visited the University of Helsinki and the Finnish National Board of Education.
Times Higher Education:
The Humboldt University of Berlin, the historical home of interdisciplinarity, is experimenting with new ways to encourage a broader perspective