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Global Education Policies (GEP)

GLOBAL EDUCATION POLICIES (GEP)

This team focuses on international/global education from comparative and historical perspectives. Making this combination between comparative and historical studies the team offers a relatively rare perspective in international education research. The key contributions of this perspective are:

Create increased awareness of the precursors of contemporary programs and developments in education.
Create knowledge about the trajectories and path-dependencies coming from the past, which may define spaces of critical reflection and new opportunities.
Work across and in dialogue with policy studies, sociology of education, comparative education, and history of education.

Aalborg university MEMBERS

Christian Ydesen (team leader, professor with special responsibilities)
Trine Juul Reder (PhD student)
Ida Spangsberg Hansen (PhD student)
Mette Buchardt (professor (full))
Karen Egedal Andreasen (associate professor)
Nanna Friche (Associate professor)
Youjin Ruan (postdoc)
Ezequiel Gomez Caride (postdoc)
Tali Aderet-German (postdoc)

      

EXTERNAL PARTNERS


Felicitas Acosta (Professor, Universidad Nacional de General Sarmiento, Argentina)
Thomas S. Popkewitz (Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Liu Baochun (Professor, Beijing Normal University)
Jo-Anne Baird (Professor, University of Oxford)

The external members are part of the project "Education Access Under the Reign of Testing and Inclusion" funded by the Independent Research Fund Denmark. To read more about this project, press here.

   

SOME OF THE KEY RESEARCH THEMES ADDRESSED IN THIS TEAM ARE

International organizations working in the field of education
Inclusion and exclusion mechanisms in education
Assessment and accountability

CURRENT PROJECTS AND ACTIVITIES, for instance:

Education Access under the Reign of Testing and Inclusion

Sapere Aude project


The Global History of the OECD in Education

AAU talent project


Policy Knowledge and Lesson Drawing in Nordic School Reform in an Era of International Comparison 

Oslo University


School professionals’ effects on the process of exclusion

PhD project, Ida Spangsberg Hansen


The Role of the OECD in Global Education Governance

PhD project, Trine Juul Reder


The International Educational Assessment Network, University of Glasgow