Policy Transfer and Educational Change
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Improving education through policy learning is an important notion for countries in need of educational reform. However, identifying a successful set of practices and transferring them from one national setting to another is a complex exercise. Drawing from their extensive experience, the authors explore a single case study of policy transfer in India, demonstrating how and under what conditions educational reforms can be put into practice successfully and sustainably. Coverage includes: * Policy Learning * Inclusive Practices * School Autonomy and School Leadership * India and its system of education This book offers a unique, international perspective on educational reform and is a useful resource for teachers, policy makers and postgraduate level students.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 170 x 242 x 10.16mm | 385.55g
  • Sage Publications Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1473913314
  • 9781473913318
  • 1,141,079

Review quote

This book develops an original perspective that connects the theoretical literature in helpful ways to professional experience and practice. This will be useful material for students and practitioners. -- Michael Crossleyshow more

Table of contents

IntroductionIndia and its system of educationThe Spread of IdeasTeachers as Professional LearnersSchool Autonomy and School LeadershipInclusive PracticesPolicy Learningshow more

About David Scott

David Scott is Professor of Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment at the Institute of Education, University of London. Previously, he was Acting Dean of Teaching and Learning, Director of the International Institute for Education Leadership and Professor of Educational Leadership and Learning, University of Lincoln. He has been Editor of The Curriculum Journal 1995-2001; Visiting Professor of Lincolnshire and Humberside University 2000-2001, Institute of Education, University of London 2000-05, and University of Cyprus 2000-05; and is Series Editor for International Perspectives on the Curriculum, Greenwood Press. Mayumi Terano is based at the Institute of Education, University of London. Roger Slee is the Director of the Victoria Institute for Education, Diversity and Lifelong Learning. Chris Husbands is Vice-Chancellor at Sheffield Hallam University. Raphael Wilkins is Pro Director (International Consultancy and Knowledge Transfer) at the Institute of Education, University of London.show more