The number of countries providing access to school data to the general public has grown rapidly over the past decade, encouraged by the development of information technologies and under the pressure of social movements demanding the right to information.
Improving education outcomes by disseminating information to parents and thereby encouraging them to become more actively engaged in school oversight is attractive, since it can be done relatively cheaply.
The chapter focusses on multiple forms of grabbing in the education sector of developing countries, drawing on cases and research she has engaged with while working to support developing countries' education systems.
Increasing costs of running educational institutions and funding educational programs, coupled with decreasing government subsidies to support such costs, have made privatisation and marketisation of higher education a common phenomenon throughout the world.
Using the four principal functions of universities, this article examines several key dilemmas relating to governance of higher education in South East Asia, specifically in Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.
The election to president of Indonesia in 2004 was in large part because of his promises to improve governance and fight corruption. This report, which was produced two years into the term of the President, examines what his government has done to fight corruption, and to what effect.
Davidsen, Soren; Juwono, Vishnu; Timberman, David G.
This book presents an international review of initiatives aimed at improving transparency and accountability in the management of education in a variety of domains, including: education financing, teacher appointment and transfer, teacher conduct, school management, private tutoring and school nu