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Education Policy Borrowing - Georgia: A Case in Point

Amonashvili, Nino LU (2011) SIMT32 20111
Master of Science in Development Studies
Graduate School
Department of Sociology
Abstract
The study aims to describe the process of ‘education policy borrowing’ in developing countries. As a Theoretical Framework Phillips and Ochs (2004) ‘Composite model’ is used. This model shows what are the processes that a country goes through while borrowing a policy.

As an Empirical analysis this Model is applied to the case of Georgia, where recent Educational Reform took place. And more specifically, it concentrates on implementation of the World Bank project ‘Education System Realignment and Strengthening Program’ (later called project ‘Illia Chavchavadze’), as a part of this reform. Therefore, this thesis is based on a case study method. Expert interviews and document analysis are used as data-gathering techniques. As a result an... (More)
The study aims to describe the process of ‘education policy borrowing’ in developing countries. As a Theoretical Framework Phillips and Ochs (2004) ‘Composite model’ is used. This model shows what are the processes that a country goes through while borrowing a policy.

As an Empirical analysis this Model is applied to the case of Georgia, where recent Educational Reform took place. And more specifically, it concentrates on implementation of the World Bank project ‘Education System Realignment and Strengthening Program’ (later called project ‘Illia Chavchavadze’), as a part of this reform. Therefore, this thesis is based on a case study method. Expert interviews and document analysis are used as data-gathering techniques. As a result an improved ‘Composite model’ is presented. (Less)
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author
Amonashvili, Nino LU
supervisor
organization
course
SIMT32 20111
year
type
H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
keywords
Policy, Policy borrowing, ‘Composite model’, Education Reform, Project ‘Ilia Chavchavadze’, Development
language
English
id
1974081
date added to LUP
2011-07-06 07:58:53
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  abstract     = {The study aims to describe the process of ‘education policy borrowing’ in developing countries. As a Theoretical Framework Phillips and Ochs (2004) ‘Composite model’ is used. This model shows what are the processes that a country goes through while borrowing a policy.

As an Empirical analysis this Model is applied to the case of Georgia, where recent Educational Reform took place. And more specifically, it concentrates on implementation of the World Bank project ‘Education System Realignment and Strengthening Program’ (later called project ‘Illia Chavchavadze’), as a part of this reform. Therefore, this thesis is based on a case study method. Expert interviews and document analysis are used as data-gathering techniques. As a result an improved ‘Composite model’ is presented.},
  author       = {Amonashvili, Nino},
  keyword      = {Policy,Policy borrowing,‘Composite model’,Education Reform,Project ‘Ilia Chavchavadze’,Development},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Education Policy Borrowing - Georgia: A Case in Point},
  year         = {2011},
}