The Role of Knowledge Brokers in Education: Connecting the Dots Between Research and Practice

1st Edition

Joel Malin, Chris Brown

Routledge
Published August 7, 2019
Reference - 194 Pages - 14 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138616141 - CAT# K389680

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Summary

This ground-breaking book comprehensively addresses an area of major and sustained concern: how to improve the use of research evidence and enhance educators’ research engagement as a route to the improvement of educational practice. It focuses on the topic of knowledge brokering and mobilization in education, and its role in fostering evidence-informed practice.

Divided into three sections, each addressing a different role of knowledge mobilizers, the book is based in clear evidentiary grounding. The chapters:

  • Explore payoffs and challenges of connecting research to practice
  • Provide recommendations in relation to practice and decision-making
  • Present organized and professionally-enhancing tools, strategies and insights

Written by internationally-recognized leaders and expert contributors, The Role of Knowledge Brokers in Education brings together extensive and global perspectives in an accessible yet comprehensive volume. This book is an invaluable resource for educational leaders worldwide who are interested in using or generating research for school improvement, as well as researchers, academics, and students in schools of education.

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