australian education research
John Polesel, Professor of Education, Melbourne Graduate School
of Education, University of Melbourne
The assistance of Michael McBain, Kevin Yang and Clare O’Hanlon from the
Melbourne Graduate School of Education (MGSE) in supplying data, setting
up and implementing the online survey and conducting an internet search of
knowledgemobilisation activities is gratefully acknowledged.
This chapter examines the role of the objective of knowledgemobilisation – framed in
education in england
David Gough, Institute of Education, University of London
This chapter provides an overview of knowledgemobilisation by
universities in England. It first provides an introduction to the capacity
of the education systems and the research structures, capacity and
quality measures in the UK more generally. It then describes knowledgemobilisation issues in education in England, as one part of the UK –
first in terms of recent historical developments since the 1990s, then in
relation to new
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Knowledgemobilisation builds local research collaborations...
its KnowledgeMobilization Unit located within the Office of Community Based
Research to provide similar services to faculty and local communities in Victoria.
The two universities operate as a network, sponsoring inter-institutional research and
knowledgemobilisation activities. Elsewhere in
education policy making in china
Chengwen Hong, Leiyu Mo, Yan Meng, Yipeng Tang, Xianming
Xia and Yijuan He, Beijing Normal University, China University of
Mining and Technology
This chapter could not have been finished without support from the faculty
of education, Beijing Normal University (BNU). The chapter is a team effort.
We would like to give our thanks to the Department of Development at BNU
for the provision of data. We are grateful to all the people who have provided
support. We are grateful to
education in south africa
Johan Muller and Ursula Hoadley, University of Cape Town
In this chapter we consider both the notion of knowledgemobilisation
and practices associated with it in the South African context. The
chapter begins by providing an overview of the education system
in South Africa, including the higher education policy and funding
context. We then go on to trace the evolution of the concept of
community engagement (the more common term denoting knowledgemobilisation in South Africa). We