By Harry Brighouse et al.
Phi delta kappan 100 (4), 2018, p. 36-39.
Talks about factors that inform decisions in educational policy-making. Argues that policymakers should broaden their definitions of valued educational outcomes in order to promote a holistic concept of student success.
By John Ross
Times higher education 2384, 2018, p. 33-37 (article).
Looks at the impact of budgetary pressures and demographic changes on Japan's higher education sector. Talks about internationalisation, university administration and management, and how university staff support students.
By Antony Byrt
Metro, Jan/Feb 2019, p. 66-73 (article).
Talks about the University of Auckland's decision to close three specialist libraries in 2018. Reports on reactions critical of the decision, the role of the Vice-Chancellor, the fiscal and academic culture of the university, and the political environment that New Zealand's tertiary sector operates in.
By Greg Thompson, Lenore Adie & Val Klenoswki.
Journal of education policy 33 (6), 2018, p. 759-777 (article).
Asks whether using Australia's National Assessment Program - Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) for purposes of school comparison is a reasonable or valid use of the data. Argues that the comparisons of quality made available on the My School website have low validity.