In this short document Sam Freedom presents the case for an Education Policy Knowledge Centre, for politicians and practitioners. It looks at the problems inherent to education policy making, the solution of an evidence-based knowledge centre and presenting how the EPKC would work and integrate with existing bodies.
This is a 11 page ppt plus appendices, examining 30 Institutions around the world which provide a measure of educational research, analysis, reviews and synthesis relating to education policy. The analysis shows that an EPKC would offer a unique position.
This is a 8 page presentation documenting how in England evidence for practitioners is better mediated than evidence for policy makers. This contrasts with other jurisdictions where there are established institutions serving this need.
An overview of the Education Policy Knowledge Centre which would synthesise and present evidence and knowledge about system-level policy reform, from the UK and the rest of the world.
The EPKC would systematically review available research and expert opinion in all policy areas and synthesise findings around generic policy options.
The CEEP/EPKC is a proposal for a national institute (or capacity), to provide evidence evaluation to all policy makers built up around key policy areas. This requires the synthesis of evidence and practice from home-nations and other overseas jurisdictions.