Writing global education policy research

“Writing global education policy research” Stephen Carney Pages: 30 – 49 Abstract This article confronts an absence at the centre of education policy studies which often misses the chance to embody global complexity through open-ended, transgressive or, even, ambivalent approaches to enquiry.Methodologically, such work appears to favour a gaze from above and across space, simplifying […]

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European higher education policy and its influences in Greece, before and during the economic crisis

“European higher education policy and its influences in Greece, before and during the economic crisis” Eleni Prokou Pages: 143 –  173 Abstract The argument of this article is that the shift from “equality of educational opportunities” to “quality” in higher education in Europe has been expressed through the emphasis in economic efficiency/effectiveness and university “output”, reduction […]

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Το PISA και η αναδόμηση της δημιουργικότητας Capturing the spark: PISA and the reconstruction of creativity

“Το PISA και η αναδόμηση της δημιουργικότητας Capturing the spark: PISA and the reconstruction of creativity” Sue Grey & Paul Morris Pages:  50 – 71 Abstract Αρχικά αντιληπτή ως το προνόμιο του Θείου, και αργότερα των ποιητών και των καλλιτεχνών, η δημιουργικότητα γοήτευσε τους μελετητές για γενιές. Το ανανεωμένο ενδιαφέρον για τη δημιουργικότητα, ως δεξιότητας-κλειδί […]

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Between prospect, prognosis αnd tradition: The selective use of comparison in Cyprus policy making with special reference to the New School Timetables in Secondary Education

“Between prospect, prognosis αnd tradition: The selective use of comparison in Cyprus policy making with special reference to the New School Timetables in Secondary Education “ Eleftherios Klerides & Chara Tritaiou Pages : 72 – 100 Abstract The current article examines the ways in which the education policy of the Republic of Cyprus reflects and is […]

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Alternative approaches in the implementation and the management of infant toddler centers in Reggio Emilia in the Eighties and Nineties of the XX century: Between public engagement and private enterprise, on the tracks of Loris laguzzi

“Alternative approaches in the implementation and the management of infant toddler centers in Reggio Emilia in the Eighties and Nineties of the XX century: Between public engagement and private enterprise, on the tracks of Loris laguzzi” Nicola S. Barbieri Pages : 101 – 126 Abstract The paper discussses aspects of the pedagogical famework, organization and management […]

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Governing European Teacher Education:How great expectations in Brussels are ‘glocalised’ within Germany

“Governing European Teacher Education:How great expectations in Brussels are ‘glocalised’ within Germany” Hans-Georg Kotthoff & Vasileios Symeonidis Pages:  5 – 29 Abstract After years of integration and efforts to converge European education, the EU has visibly gained influence on various aspects of national education systems, including teacher education. This paper explores whether,and to what extent, […]

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The opaque transparency: Depthless governance

“The opaque transparency: Depthless governance “ Carlo Cappa Pages : 127 – 142 Abstract The article is devoted to an analysis of the equivocal role played by transparency in the current scenario of European education and, particularly, higher education. This concept is often presented by the governance at different levels – international, national, and local – […]

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