Yves Benett


This article is based on the premise that recorded accounts of Policy Research in Education (in less advanced countries) are not sufficiently clear and /or detailed enough about the different Tiers and Stages of the Policy Process that they describe, and about the complexity and diversity of Policy Research. The aim of the article then is to increase awareness of the Policy Process and of Policy Research among researchers and to promote discussions about policy issues among policymakers and among sponsors of Policy Research. The article presents summaries of three Policy Research studies (in Turkey, The Gambia, and Mali, respectively) that draw attention to the above points.


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