Centralization and Decentralization: Educational Reforms and by Ka Ho Mok (auth.), Mok Ka-Ho (eds.)

By Ka Ho Mok (auth.), Mok Ka-Ho (eds.)

Globalization has introduced dramatic alterations to the nature and capabilities of schooling in such a lot nations world wide. despite the fact that, the effect of globalization on colleges and universities isn't uniform. One public-policy process that has been broadly followed is decentralization; yet there's no consensus on even if centralization or decentralization is more suitable to enhance association and administration in schooling.
This publication is contextualized within the literature on globalization, and examines how regulations of decentralization have affected the operating of schooling in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Shanghai, Singapore, Macau and Mainland China. It analyzes the options that the governments of the chosen societies have followed in reforming the constitution of schooling structures, mobilizing assorted forces to create extra academic possibilities, and devising new measures to guarantee caliber within the schooling sector.

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The Hong Kong Council of the Church of Christ in China, for example, expres sed in their letter to the LegCo Panel on Education the view that "the teachers ' salary grant and the non-recurrent grant" should be excluded from the block grant package (Yeung & Luk 2000) . The government's end vision in pushing the SBM scheme, in fact, was explicitly stated in the SBM document: Guided by general principles of prudence and propriety, the school will have flexibility over the deployment of its funds .

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