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Policy Transfer and Educational Change

Policy Transfer and Educational Change

First Edition

June 2016 | 144 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

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.

India and its system of education
The Spread of Ideas
Teachers as Professional Learners
School Autonomy and School Leadership
Inclusive Practices
Policy Learning

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 Crossley
University of Bristol

Clear guidance that supports and underpins the relevant policy changes in education- provided as guidance for both UG and MA students

Mr Julian Ayres
School of Education and Community, Wrexham Glyndwr University
February 21, 2024

There are some good ideas about teacher practice and implementation of the education policies.

Professor zaharin strahilov markov
defence advanced research institute, national defence college
October 21, 2016

An excellent resource for students to begin to comprehend the complexities of policy change and the impact this has upon the education sector, and individual settings.

Miss Louise Stafford
Early Years Department, Solihull College
October 6, 2016

Allthough it is an interesting case study it isn´t completely appropriate regarding the curriculum quite well. Some more references (e.g. in chapter four) would be helpful. Successful are the links between the theoretical aspects and India's educational system.

Mr Christoph Stamann
Faculty I, Weingarten University of Education
July 5, 2016

This book will provide a useful case study that illustrates how problematic it is to simply transfer successful policy from one national context to another.

Dr Alexander Kosogorin
School of Education, Nottingham Trent University
June 17, 2016

This book provides a very helpful information about educational change in other countries. It is useful from theoretical and practical aspect for the course.

Professor zaharin strahilov markov
defence advanced research institute, national defence college
June 24, 2016

Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter 1 - Introduction

David Scott

David Scott is a Professor of Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment at the Institute of Education, University of London. His most recent books are The European School System (coauthored with S. Leaton-Gray and P. Mehisto; Macmillan Palgrave, 2017); Equalities and Inequalities in the English Education System (coauthored with B. Scott; University College London Institute of Education Press, 2017); The Mexican Education System (coauthored with C. Posner, C. Martin, and E. Guzman; University College London Press, 2017); Education Systems and Learners: Knowledge and Knowers (Macmillan Palgrave, 2016); Policy Transfer and Educational Change ... More About Author

Mayumi Terano

Mayumi Terano is based at the Institute of Education, University of London.  More About Author

Roger Slee

Roger Slee is the Director of the Victoria Institute for Education, Diversity and Lifelong Learning.  More About Author

Chris Husbands

Chris Husbands is Vice-Chancellor at Sheffield Hallam University.  More About Author

Raphael Wilkins

Raphael Wilkins is Pro Director (International Consultancy and Knowledge Transfer) at the Institute of Education, University of London.  More About Author

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