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By Geoff Whitty,Jake Anders,Annette Hayton,Sarah Tang,Emma Wisby

The OECD tells us that ninety consistent with cent of schooling reforms should not accurately evaluated. So apparently governments haven't lived as much as their very own beliefs of evidence-informed policymaking.

Research and coverage in schooling argues that schooling coverage is as frequently pushed by means of political ideologies as by way of good learn proof. It explores this declare with case reports of:

•the Coalition government’s reform of instructor education in the direction of a school-led approach;
•the use of facts in overseas coverage borrowing and the rhetoric of ‘what works’;
•the deployment of guidelines that objective to slim the social type fulfillment and participation gap.

The publication concludes with a plea for extra discipline-based examine on schooling, and a reassertion of the significance of the sociology of schooling as a necessary source for making experience of latest schooling policy.

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