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The uses of the national PISA results by Finnish officials in central government
In this article we attempt to analyse how OECD knowledge production is integrated with the process in which Finnish education policy takes shape. This is done by analysing the uses of the OECD PISAExpand
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PISA and the criticism of Finnish education: justifications used in the national media debate
ABSTRACT This study examines the Finnish media debate surrounding the OECD-led PISA Study during the periods 2001–2009 and 2013–2014. The empirical focus of the study is on how debaters dissatisfiedExpand
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Domestication of International Comparisons: The role of the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) in Finnish education policy
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Shattering the Single European Sky: Argument from authorities in dealing with the SES initiative
ABSTRACTThe article scrutinises the European Commission’s Single European Sky (SES) initiative from a neoinstitutionalist epistemic governance perspective. The focus is on the rhetorical tools actorsExpand
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Globalisation of education policies: does PISA have an effect?
Abstract The paper examines the role of PISA in the globalisation of education policies. It approaches the question by assessing the effects of PISA on the ways in which new legislation was debatedExpand
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Organisations as Epistemic Capital: the Case of Independent Children’s Rights Institutions
Why do national organisations proliferate in practically all areas of policymaking and organisational life, and why are they involved in supranational networks and organisations? The articleExpand
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International organizations establishing their scientific authority: Periodizing the legitimation of policy advice by the OECD
This article contributes to the periodization of ‘scientization’ by scrutinizing how international organizations (IOs) have evolved into such scientific authorities as many of them are today. TheExpand
2 PISA , Power , and Policy : the emergence of global educational governance 1 T
T he aim of this edited volume is to scrutinize a development in which, according to the editors, the OECD-led (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) PISA Study (Programme forExpand
The Curse of Success: The Impact of the OECD's Programme for International Student Assessment on the Discourses of the Teaching Profession in Finland
In the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), which is an international comparative learning assessment measuring young people's knowledge and skills, Finland has been ranked at theExpand
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The Rise of the Idea of Model in Policymaking
Abstract The paper addresses the question whether national decision-making has become increasingly interdependent in recent decades, and what role “world models” play in any such trend. TheseExpand
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