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The Resource The Impact of the OECD on Education Worldwide

The Impact of the OECD on Education Worldwide

The Impact of the OECD on Education Worldwide
The Impact of the OECD on Education Worldwide
This volume investigates the history, contexts, agendas, and initiatives associated with the OECD's educational impact globally. The goal is to present information, case studies and empirical research about the development of the OECD's educational agenda as a whole
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  • Cover -- Contents -- The Impact of the Oecd on Education Worldwide -- List of Contributors -- Preface -- Part I: The Oecd's History and Context -- France and PISA: An Unfinished Dialogue -- Introduction -- PISA's Cultural Bias -- The Influence of PISA on Education Policy and Practices -- A Trio of Ministers Supporting PISA -- Why PISA Does Not Fit the French Education System -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- From Achievement to Non-Test Outcomes in PISA: National Trends in STEM Career Expectations -- Stem Occupational Expectations and Entry into Stem Education and Occupations -- Challenges in Examining National Trends through Repeated Cross-Sectional Data -- The Present Study -- Selection of Countries -- Measures -- Dependent Variables -- Individual-Level Control Variables -- School-Level Control Variables -- Methods -- Model Specification for a Two-Way Fixed-Effects Model (Country and Time Fixed-Effects Model) -- Results -- Trends in STEM Occupational Expectations -- Trends in STEM Occupational Expectations by Performance Quartile -- Trends in STEM Occupational Expectations by Gender -- Conclusions -- Notes -- Acknowledgments -- References -- List of Countries Used in Analyses and the Percentage of Students Expecting STEM-Related Careers -- Occupational Titles Comprising Science, Engineering, Computing, or Health Employment -- Pedagogical Orientations and Foundations in the Discourse Emanating from the OECD'S TALIS Initiative -- Introduction -- The Context -- The Evolution of the Agendas of International Organizations in the Field of Education -- The Improvement of the Quality of Teachers: An Educational Priority of Political Agendas -- The Rise of Evidence-Based Policy in Education -- "The Foundations of Teaching Orientations": What Does This Mean? -- Research Objectives and Methodology -- Documentary Analysis -- Interviews
  • Results from the Documentary Analysis -- Analysis of the Conceptual Framework -- Defining the Framework's Key Concepts -- Articulating the Framework's Key Concepts - First Level of Understanding -- Articulation of the Framework's Key Concepts - Second Level of Understanding -- Analysis of the Body of the Questionnaire -- Analysis of the Results -- Analysis of Recommendation -- Interview Results -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Part II: The Educational Impact of the OECD -- School Leadership for Equity: A Comparative Perspective -- Introduction -- Investing in Equity in Education Is Key to Growth and Well-Being -- The Economic and Social Call for Equity in Education -- High-Performing School Systems Combine Equity with Quality in Education -- High-Performing Systems Have a Highly Valued Teaching Profession -- High Performance in Education Is Related to Fairness in the Allocation of Resources -- High-Performing School Systems Ensure that Their Students Complete Their Education -- Challenges Remain to Ensure Equity and Quality in Education -- School Leadership and Equity Policy Reforms: A Two Way Relationship -- School Leadership Approaches for Equity -- Develop Strategies to Attract, Support, and Retain High Quality Staff in Disadvantaged Schools -- Set High Expectations and Ensure Supportive School Climates for Learning -- Ensure Tailored Classroom Learning Strategies Building on Data -- Prioritize Linking Schools with Parents and Communities -- Conclusion -- References -- Big Comparisons, Little Knowledge: Public Engagement with PISA in the United States and Israel -- Background -- Performance on PISA in the United States and Israel -- Public Discourse about Performance on PISA in the United States and Israel -- Data and Method -- United States Sample -- Israel Sample -- Analysis -- Results
  • Descriptive Patterns: How Much Does the Public Know about PISA Results? -- Multivariate Analysis -- Additional Findings: Public Engagement with PISA -- Discussion -- Notes -- References -- The OECD Diffusion Mechanisms and Its Link with Teacher Policy Worldwide -- Introduction -- The Influence of IOs on the Development of Local Policies -- OECD: A Crucial Actor in Policy Idea Formation -- OECD Governance Mechanisms: Diffusion through Country Reviews and Large-Scale Studies -- Teacher Role from an OECD Perspective: Human Capital, Lifelong Learning, and Professionalization -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- PISA for Schools: Respatializing the OECD's Global Governance of Education -- Introduction -- Introducing PISA for Schools -- The Assessment -- The School Report -- Increasing the OECD's Policy "Reach" into Local Schooling Spaces -- Driving Reform Through Measurement and Comparison -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Part III: OECD's Impact on National Education Systems -- The Structure of PISA Penetration into Education Policy in Japan and Norway -- Background -- Viewpoint of Analysis -- Case in Japan -- Background of the Acceptance of PISA -- Basic Nature of Course of Study -- The Structure of PISA Penetration -- Case in Norway -- Background of the Acceptance of PISA -- Basic Nature of National Curriculum -- The Structure of PISA Penetration -- Discussion -- Notes -- Acknowledgments -- References -- PISA and Its Impact on Education Space of South Korea -- Introduction -- Traveling and Re-Territorialization -- Mode of Inquiry and Data Sources -- Discussion -- New Regime of Referencing -- PISA and Politics of Knowledge in Korea -- Large-Scale Achievement Test Movement -- Conclusion -- References -- Looking Back toward the Future: Reflecting on the OECD'S Global Educational Influence -- The Rise of the OECD as a Global Education Policy Actor
  • The OECD and the Construction of Comparative Educational Indicators -- The OECD Today: An Expanding Global Policy Network -- Theoretical Perspectives on the OECD as Global Governor -- Rethinking the Role of States and Spatialities in the Global Knowledge Society -- The OECD as Expert: Questions of Accountability -- Governing Teachers' Work -- Comparative National Policy Responses to OECD's PISA -- The OECD's Role in Global Knowledge Production and Mobilization -- Looking Forward: New Directions for Global Education Policy Research -- References -- About the Authors -- Index
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