The purpose of this research is to examine the sustainability level of community participation models, which seek to enhance the role of the Board of Trustees (BOT) after the conclusion of donor support. I focus on one of the major community participation models in Egypt as a case study to identify strengths and barriers that exist in this kind of projects in Egypt and to understand its level of sustainability. Applying both qualitative and quantitative methods, this study looks at the continuation of activities after the end of donor support and compares schools that have been part of donor-support to others that did not get any support. The findings indicate that the schools that witnessed donor support continue to have a stronger role for their BOT members compared to other schools. However, the activities that continue after donor withdrawal are much fewer compared to the time of donor support.
Public Policy & Administration Department
MA in Public Administration
Date of Award
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El Baradei, Laila
Committee Member 2
Library of Congress Subject Heading 1
Political participation -- Egypt.
Library of Congress Subject Heading 2
College trustees -- Egypt.
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Yehia Abdel Megeed, H.
(2013).The sustainability of community participation activities in pre-university education [Master’s thesis, the American University in Cairo]. AUC Knowledge Fountain.
Yehia Abdel Megeed, Heba. The sustainability of community participation activities in pre-university education. 2013. American University in Cairo, Master's thesis. AUC Knowledge Fountain.