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The dynamics of education policy making : case studies of Burkina Faso, Jordan, Peru, and Thailand, Volume 1
Author:Haddad, Wadi D.; Country:Burkina Faso; Peru; Jordan; Thailand;
Date Stored:2003/01/22Document Date:1994/05/31
Document Type:PublicationSubTopics:Teaching and Learning; Curriculum & Instruction; Poverty Assessment; Gender and Education; ICT Policy and Strategies
ISBN:ISBN 0-8213-2660-0Language:English
Major Sector:EducationRegion:East Asia and Pacific; Middle East and North Africa; Africa; Latin America & Caribbean
Report Number:13481Sub Sectors:(Historic)Other education
Collection Title: * World Bank Institute (WBI) case studiesVolume No:1

Summary: This book examines how educational development happens. It analyzes the actions of policy makers and the decisions they make regarding educational change. Although the point of decision is an important one, equally important are the activities preceding it -- analysis, generation of options, bargaining, etc. -- and following it -- implementation, assessment, and possible redesign -- as well as the other participants in the process -- the consumers and providers of educational services. In order to capture this process of decision making the book introduces an analytical framework that unravels the predecision and postdecision activities. To provide a clearer understanding of the process, the framework is applied to case studies of policymaking in four countries : Burkina Faso, Jordan, Peru, and Thailand.

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