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Transforming Education In Egypt: Western Influence and Domestic Policy Reform

Fatma H. Sayed


Basic education — considered essential for building democratic societies and competitive economies — has headed the agendas of development agencies in recent years. During the same period, Egypt topped the lists of recipients of development assistance and proclaimed education to be its national project. This book explains how Egyptian domestic political actors have interacted with and reacted to international development aid to Egypt's educational system, particularly when that aid is linked to sensitive issues of reform and cultural change. In recent years, international donors have called fo ... More

Keywords: education, Egypt, foreign aid, development agencies, policy makers, reform, cultural change, international donors, foreign aid, domestic policy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9789774160165
Published to Cairo Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5743/cairo/9789774160165.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Fatma H. Sayed, author