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Educational Research for Policy and Practice

Educational Research for Policy and Practice

Editor-in-Chief: Oon-Seng Tan

ISSN: 1570-2081 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-1723 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10671

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Oon-Seng Tan, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Executive Editor:

Bee Leng Chua, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Stefanie Chye, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Honorary Mentor to Executive Editors:

Pak Tee Ng, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore


Associate Editors:

Agnes Chang, KLC Institute, Singapore; M.S. Khaparde, National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT), New Delhi, India; Molly N.N. Lee, School of Educational Studies, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia; Zhou Mansheng, National Centre for Educational Development Research (NCEDR), Ministry of Education, Beijing, PR of China; Geoff Masters, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), Melbourne, Vic., Australia; Colin N. Power, University of Queensland, Australia; Jongho Shin, Seoul National University, Korea; Richard J M Smith, Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi, New Zealand; Ryo Watanabe, National Institute for Educational Research (NIER), Tokyo, Japan;

Business Manager: Peter McGuckian, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), Camberwell, Vic., Australia

Editorial Board:

Robyn Baker, New Zealand Council for Educational Research, Wellington, New Zealand; Y.C. Cheng, Centre for Research and International Collaboration, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong, PR of China; Lee Chong Nim, Curriculum Development Centre, Ministry of Education, Kula Lumpur, Malaysia; Julian Elliott, Durham University, UK; Gerald W. Fry, Educational Policy and Administration, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA; Elena Grigorenko, Yale University, USA; Mary Hill, School of Learning, Development and Professional Practice, University of Auckland, New Zealand; Kwok Keung Ho, Lingnan University, Hong Kong; Chul-An Joo, Pusan National University, Korea; Rung Kaewdang, National Education Commission, Bangkok, Thailand; Rupert Maclean, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong KongPriscilla Paumau, PRIDE Project, University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji Islands; Peter Renshaw, School of Education, University of Queensland, Qld., Australia;  Pauline Sameshima, Washington State University, Pullman, USA; Khamphay Sisavanh, National Research Institute of Educational Sciences, Ministry of Education, Vientiane, Laos P.D.R.; Hayamizu Toshihiko, Nagoya University, Japan; Lynda M. Villamin, Bureau of Secondary Education, Department of Education, Culture and Sports, Manila, Philippines; 


History of ERPP 

History of ERPP

Educational Research for Policy and Practice was founded in 2002.
2002 – 2007 Founding Editor-in-Chief: Professor Colin Power
2008 – present Editor-in-Chief: Professor Oon-Seng Tan
Executive Editor: Dr Bee Leng Chua and Dr Stefanie Chye

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    Educational Research for Policy and Practice, the official journal of the Asia-Pacific Educational Research Association, aims to improve education and educational research in Asia and the Pacific by promoting the dissemination of high quality research which addresses key issues in educational policy and practice. Therefore, priority will be given to research which has generated a substantive result of importance for educational policy and practice; to analyses of global forces, regional trends and national educational reforms; and to studies of key issues in teaching, learning and development - such as the challenges to be faced in learning to live together in what is the largest and most diverse region of the world. With a broad coverage of education in all sectors and levels of education, the Journal seeks to promote the contribution of educational research, both quantitative and qualitative, to system-wide reforms and policy making on the one hand, and to resolving specific problems facing teachers and learners at a particular level of education in the Asia-Pacific region on the other.

    Education systems worldwide face many common problems as global forces reshape our institutions and lives, while at the same time, the research and problems facing education in Asia and the Pacific reflect its rich cultural and scholarly traditions as well as specific economic and social realities. Educators and researchers can learn from significant investigations, reform programmes, evaluations and case studies of innovations in countries and cultures other than their own. One purpose of this Journal is to make such investigations within the Asian-Pacific region more widely known.
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