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Informed dialogue, using research to shape education policy around the world, Fernando Reimers and Noel McGinn

This text explains how decisions about education and educational policy-making can be informed by research-based information. Three approaches to policy dialogue are outlined in the text, which includes a model for how to deploy research to influence policy and a review of research literature
Table Of Contents
Research utilization: why it is important, why it is an issue, why it is difficult -- What do we mean by informed policy making? -- Why education policies are so difficult to inform -- Utilization as using precooked conclusions -- Utilization stimulated by providing decision makers with data -- Informing policy by constructing knowledge -- The Etosha Conference in Namibia -- Conducting an education sector assessment in Egypt, Honduras, Colombia, El Salvador -- Policy dialogue as organizational learning in Paraguay -- A model to inform policy with research-based knowledge
Physical Description
xv, 207 p. ;, 24 cm

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