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Digital governance of education

Ben Williamson Image: Jorge Franganillo Over the last decade or so, researchers of education policy have focused much attention on the role of numerical data in the ways that schools, teachers, and whole education systems are governed and managed. Less … Continue reading

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Digital education policy: big data, visualization and real-time analytics

Ben Williamson Digital technologies facilitate the generation, calculation and circulation of the data required to govern education. Seemingly objective statistical data are now being integrated into much educational policymaking, with schools and classrooms configured as ‘data platforms’ linked to vast … Continue reading

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Educational data, digital policy instruments and policy labs

Ben Williamson The production and use of data in educational policy is a contentious issue. In recent years, massive international organizations such as the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and national governments alike have become key producers and … Continue reading

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