ERIC Number: EJ552280
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Combining Planning and the Market: An Analysis of the Government Strategy Towards Higher Education in the Netherlands.
van Vught, Frans A.
Higher Education Policy, v10 n3-4 p211-24 Sep-Dec 1997
Discusses development of public policy concerning higher education in the Netherlands since a major policy document was issued in 1985. Government strategy intends to break the traditional approach of detailed planning and control by increasing institutional autonomy and adaptability to societal needs. Characterizes government strategy as a combination of two fundamental mechanisms (planning and market), resulting in mixed policies and outcomes. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, College Administration, College Planning, College Role, Educational Change, Educational Planning, Educational Trends, Foreign Countries, Government Role, Government School Relationship, Higher Education, Institutional Autonomy, Policy Formation, Public Policy, School Responsibility, Trend Analysis
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Netherlands