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The impact of research in educationAn international perspective$
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Ben Levin, Jie Qi, Hilary Edelstein, and Jacqueline Sohn

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9781447306207

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447306207.001.0001

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Introduction and Overview

Introduction and Overview

Chapter:
(p.1) One Introduction and Overview
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The impact of research in education
Author(s):

Jie Qi

Ben Levin

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447306207.003.0001

This chapter introduces the book and the idea of ‘mobilising’ research knowledge in education. It outlines the focus of the chapters and the commonality between them. It then looks at the organisation of higher education sector in a range of countries, highlighting their differences and similarities. It then considers the relationship between universities and governments which is vital in shaping the research environment and research agendas. Finally it highlights the system of education research in the different countries, including the funding arrangements.

Keywords:   Mobilisation of research knowledge, Education policy, Higher education, Research agenda, Education research

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