When Marketization Encounters Centralized Governance: Private Higher Education in Egypt
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International Journal of Educational Development
The growing presence of private higher education institutions, including international branch campuses (IBCs), can potentially lead to transformations in governance and evaluation modes in contexts of state-centric steering. This paper addresses these transformations in the context of Egypt. The paper shows a hybrid progression in the legal and discursive practices governing private institutions, and a shift towards more procedural autonomy specifically in relation to IBCs. The system, however, continues to rely on a centralized a priori evaluation mode and strict controls. This reflects the inherent tensions within systems of centralized governance and weak institutional autonomy to shift into a posteriori evaluation modes, despite the forces of marketization
Barsoum, G. F.
(2020). When Marketization Encounters Centralized Governance: Private Higher Education in Egypt. International Journal of Educational Development, 76(C), 1–8.
Barsoum, Ghada F.
"When Marketization Encounters Centralized Governance: Private Higher Education in Egypt." International Journal of Educational Development, vol. 76,no. C, 2020, pp. 1–8.