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New Directions In National Education Policymaking: Student Career Plans In International Achievement Studies

Sikora, Joanna; Saha, Lawrence


Our first goal is to discuss new information for national policymaking which may arise from the analyses of international achievement study data. The second is to illustrate this potential by exploring determinants of students' career plans in a cross-national perspective. Using neo-institutionalism as our theoretical framework, we propose that the influence of a global educational ideology encourages high levels of occupational ambitions among students. This is particularly the case in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Book chapter
DOI: 10.1108/S1479-3679(2010)0000013007


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