Education Reform From An International Perspective

Benjamin Levin

Abstract


A great deal of comparative work on education reform is now being done, but this work often lacks a clearly articulated conceptual frame. This paper, based on a study of change in five jurisdictions in four countries, develops a model of reform based on four interactive elements - origins, adoption, implementation, and outcomes. Within each of these elements, questions and concepts from the relevant literature are developed with the intent of building a more comprehensive approach to the analysis of reform from political, organizational and educational perspectives.

Keywords


Educational Change; Elementary Secondary Education; Foreign Countries; International Studies; Models; Political Influences

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14507/epaa.v9n14.2001

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