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Education policies and systems in all OECD countries are coming under increasing pressure to show greater accountability and effectiveness and it is crucial that educational policy decisions are made based on the best evidence possible. This book brings together international experts on evidence-informed policy in education from a wide range of OECD countries. The report looks at the issues facing educational policy makers, researchers, and stakeholders teachers, media, parents in using evidence to best effect. It focuses on the challenge of effective brokering between policy makers and researchers, offers specific examples of major policy-related research, and presents perspectives from several senior politicians. This book provides a fresh outlook on key issues facing policy makers, researchers and school leaders todayTable of Content :Executive Summary Part One: Setting the Stage: The Evidence Agenda and Methodological Issues Chapter 1. The Evidence Agenda by tracey Burns and Tom Schuller Chapter 2. What Counts and What Should Count as Evidence by Thomas Cook and Stephen Gorard Part Two: Mediating the Research/Policy Interface: The Role of Brokerage Agencies Chapter 3. What Works Clearinghouse, United States by Robert Boruch and Rebecca Herman Chapter 4. The Evidence for Policy and Practice Information and Coordinating (EPPI) Centre, United Kingdom by David Gough Chapter 5. The Iterative Best Evidence Synthesis Programme, New Zealand by Adrienne Alton-Lee Chapter 6. The Canadian Council on Learning, Canada by Charles Ungerleider Chapter 7. The Knowledge Clearinghouse, Denmark by Ren Bugge Bertramsen Chapter 8. The Knowledge Chamber, Netherlands by Hans Stegeman and Rien Rouw Chapter 9. The Social Care Institute for Excellence, United Kingdom by Bill Kilgallon Part 3. Evidence-Based Policy Research in Practice: Examples from the Field Chapter 10. A Large-Scale Policy Research Programme: A Canadian Experience by Staya Brink Chapter 11. Life as Learning - A Finnish National Reserach Programme by Hannele Niemi Chapter 12. The United Kingdom's Teaching and Learning Research Programme by Andrew Poland Chapter 13. Policy-Driven Research and Evidence-Bassed Education Innovation in Singapore by David Hogan Part Four: The Politicians' Perspective Chapter 14. Research-Based Policy-Making: The Need for a Long-Term Perspective by Johnny Nilsson Chapter 15. Evidence-Based Policy: Yes, but Evidence-Based Practice as Well? by Maria J. A. Van der Hoeven Chapter 16. The Importance of Evidence-Informed Policy Research in Education: A Perspective from Wales by Jane Davidson Chapter 17. Promoting Evidence-Based Policy in Education: The Case of Poland by Jerzy Wisniewski
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Studio: oecd publishing
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.3" Width: 8" Height: 10.75" Weight: 0.95 lbs.
Release Date Jun 22, 2007
Publisher oecd publishing
ISBN 9264033661 ISBN13 9789264033665
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