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Abstract Deadline: 15 April 2020
Public Administration in Education
International Journal of Public Administration (IJPA) invites authors to contribute to the special issue “Public Administration in Education.” The vision for the special issue is to discuss the state-of-the-art research in the two areas of (i) public policy in education sector and (ii) administration and management of educational organizations. The aim of this special issue is to cover research in these two fields across all educational levels - from preschool to higher education - and provide views about international contexts and debates.
Contributions are particularly welcome from scholars who explore how the following dimensions of administration are linked with each other in educational sector:
- public governance approaches, such as funding and accountability systems, legislative regimes, power structures;
- administration and management of and within educational organizations;
- performance outcomes of students, teachers (faculty), and educational organizations as whole, including their efficiency and effectiveness;
- innovations in education and public administration and management.
We highly encourage papers with rigorous empirical research strategies, both qualitative and quantitative, that cover a broad range of questions. Examples of potentially interesting topics include all of the above topics and issues, but not limited to, the following as well:
- How do various funding and accountability systems, legislative regimes, power structures of governing bodies effect educational process, internal administration, behavior, outcomes and organizational efficiency?
- Do changes in public administration approaches at federal, regional and local levels change the ‘rules-in-use’ in kindergartens, schools and universities?
- Does the introduction of specific internal management approaches and new tools and innovations for administration (e.g. big data for educational analytics) change the behavior and outcomes of key actors of educational organizations?
- Governing Equity-Diversity-Inclusivity in Education Systems: Cross Cultural Perspectives
- Education as public value and public administration: Perspectives, Analysis, and Implications
- Public-Private Provisions of Education—A Comparative Analysis
- Post-Soviet Education Systems: A Comparative Bird Eye View of the Governance in the context of Socialist and Capitalist Systems
- Transformational Changes in Educational Systems: Market or Public Delivery?
- Have Higher Education Systems Lived Up to the Challenges of Serving National Economic and Political Developments?
- Russian Educational Systems: Local, Regional, and Central Administration: An Institutional Analysis
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All proposed abstracts must be submitted by the extended deadline of April 15, 2020. Preliminary decisions and suggestions will be provided within two weeks of the abstract deadline. Proposed Abstracts must contain essential information and not exceed 300 words, and included must be clear research questions, conceptualization and theoretical frameworks, a clear methodology, and expected original contribtons to knowledge.
The full papers will be due by May 30, 2020; they will go through a double-blind review process. The due date for completion of reviews and required revisions are June 30, and August 30 respectively. Additional reviews might be requied. All accepted papers will be published online immediately, and will be included in a print version in Spring or Summer 2021 Issue of the Journal.
Interested authors should write directly to the Guest Editors in advance to check the potential suitability of their contributions for the Special Issue, or the journal editor directly as well at [email protected]. The Special Issue will consist of 8-10 papers 7000 words each, inclusive of all tables, charts, and graphs. APA is the only acceptable style, with the third-person writing style and IJPA’s double quotation style. Footnoting is to be avoided, but endnotes are allowed to provide additional essential information.
Further inquires should be addressed to Daria Platonova at [email protected].