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Worldwide Shadow Education: Outside-School Learning, Institutional Quality of Schooling, and Cross-National Mathematics Achievement
The growth of structured, outside-school activities for improving students’ mathematics achievement is an enduring feature of modern schooling with major policy implications. These "shadow educationExpand
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The Uses of Evidence for Educational Policymaking: Global Contexts and International Trends
the past 150 years, educational systems have expanded and become integrally linked with economic, political, and social status in modern nation-states (see Kamens, Meyer, & Benavot, 1996). As theExpand
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Slouching towards Decentralization: Consequences of Globalization for Curricular Control in National Education Systems
L'article presente ici une analyse de l'influence de la mondialisation sur les courants de reforme impliquant la decentralisation de l'administration de l'enseignement et les consequences de cesExpand
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ICT-integrated education and national innovation systems in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries
The widespread use and availability of information and communication technologies (ICT) has greatly impacted how nations conceptualize innovation and the ways formal mass education can be used to advance socio-political and economic agendas. Expand
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World Bank Group Education Strategy 2020
Education is fundamental to development and growth. Access to education, which is a basic human right enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the United Nations Convention on theExpand
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Initial results of screening of nondiabetic organ donors for expression of islet autoantibodies.
CONTEXT Type 1A diabetes is characterized by a long prodromal phase during which autoantibodies to islet antigens are present. Nevertheless, we lack data on the pancreatic pathology of subjects whoExpand
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The Effect of Principal's Leadership Style on School Environment and Outcome.
The main objective of this study was to investigate the effect of principal’s leadership style on school outcome. This study focused on the indirect relationship between the leadership style and theExpand
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Globalization and comparative education research: misconceptions and applications of neo-institutional theory
ABSTRACT As globalization studies have become central to comparative education research, neo-institutional theory has become the focus of many debates among comparative education researchersExpand
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The Impact of International Achievement Studies on National Education Policymaking
Since the IEA's first international studies on mathematics and science achievement in the late 1960s, the availability and use of international achievement studies around the world has exploded. TheExpand
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This study examines the impact of socioeconomic status and school resource indicators on 8 th grade math and science achievement in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The analyses reported here show thatExpand
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