Whitty, G (2016) Research and policy in education: evidence, ideology and impact. Bedford Way Papers . UCL IOE Press, London. ISBN 9781782770848(Request more information)
Argues that education policy is as often driven by political ideologies as by solid research evidence. Includes case studies of teacher training policy, international policy borrowing, closing the attainment gap and widening participation in higher education. Concludes with a reassertion of the importance of sociology of education in making sense of education policy.
Contributions from Jake Anders, Annette Hayton, Sarah Tang and Emma Wisby.
|Keywords:||Education, policy, research, ideology, evidence, impact|
|Divisions:||Institute for Education|
|Date Deposited:||25 Feb 2016 15:14|
|Last Modified:||25 Feb 2016 15:18|
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