Title

When Marketization Encounters Centralized Governance: Private Higher Education in Egypt

Author's Department

Public Policy & Administration Department

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http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/8607449938

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Ghada F. Barsoum

Document Type

Research Article

Publication Title

International Journal of Educational Development

Publication Date

6-5-2020

doi

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijedudev.2020.102215

Abstract

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

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1

Last Page

8

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