Education, Science and Public Policy: Ideas for an Education Revolution

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Simon Marginson, Richard James
Academic Monographs, Jan 1, 2008 - Education - 152 pages
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When will the 'education revolution' really begin? Is the nation ready for the challenges of the global knowledge economy and the emerging centres of innovation around the world? What are the key problems and where are the policy solutions? These are the questions addressed in Education, Science and Public Policy, in which nine policy practitioners and educators shape the knowledge economy into bite-sized chunks for public policy debate. Contributors include Terry Moran, Maxine McKew, Collette Tayler, Barry McGaw, Shih Choon Fong, Simon Marginson, Michael Gallagher, Margaret Gardner and Ian Chubb.

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Imagining and implementing policy
Challenges for early learning
How good is Australian school education?
The global challenge for universities
Confronting challenges for universities
Putting research on the policy agenda

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About the author (2008)

Simon Marginson is Professor of Higher Education, and Richard James is Professor of Higher Education and Director of the Centre for the Study of Higher Education at the University of Melbourne. The Centre organised the public policy seminars that generated this book.

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