Xavier Dumay is the principal investigator of this project. He is an associate professor in education at the Université catholique de Louvain (UCL) since 2011. Before joining the UCL as professor, he was postdoctoral fellow for the National Fund for Scientific Research (FNRS). He has been visiting researcher at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, at Durham University, and at Oxford University. He currently holds a visiting fellowship at Oxford University Department of Education. He has published extensively on issues related to educational policy, educational organisations and comparative education. His work has appeared a.o. in the American Journal of Education, British Educational Research Journal, British Journal of Educational Studies, Comparative Education, Comparative Education Review, French Review of Sociology, School Effectiveness and School Improvement. His work focuses on the globalisation of education, the regulation of educational systems, labour markets for teachers and changing forms of education.
Research interests: globalisation (of education), educational policies, educational organisations and markets, work and employment transformations, institutional logics, comparative education.