Ben-Peretz, Miriam, Policy-Making in Education: A Holistic Approach in Response to Global Changes. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2009.


Gives background of current global changes in demographics, economics, information transfer, and the environment that educational policy-makers must take into account; relates three domains (curriculum, teaching, teacher education) to policy-making in education; describes the author's experiences in education policy-making in Israel along with other examples; presents principles of policy-making in education and proposes a practical four-phase model of policy-making in education.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses


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