| The impact of RAMP studies in the field of education |
Question 6 lists the different means by which the studies were obtained. According to available data, the majority of participants (67%) obtained the studies through the UNESCO distribution policy. Requests addressed directly to UNESCO by the institution account for 43%. Only 24% of those surveyed obtained photocopies of documents held by other institutions; interestingly, all institutions are located outside of Europe. In question 7, the authorities surveyed indicate they became aware of RAMP studies mainly through information received from UNESCO (59%), through book and journal citations or bibliographies (41%), as well as through RAMP programme awareness (41%). At times, participants were introduced to RAMP studies at conferences, seminars or workshops (36%), or information about them was obtained through recommendations by colleagues (36%) or online searches (23%). Article abstracts were cited by 14% of the participants, while only Germany (5%) pointed to information presented by UNESCO delegates during official visits or while overseeing pilot projects. As for question 9, nine participants 45%) indicated they have had to borrow unavailable reports from other institutions.