A Preliminary Assessment of Decentralization in Education: Experiences in Mon State and Yangon Region


By Brooke Zobrist and Patrick McCormick, PhD

The Myanmar Development Resource Institute’s Centre for Economic and Social Development (MDRI-CESD) and The Asia Foundation are pleased to present the first volume in the Subnational Governance in Myanmar Discussion Paper Series.

This discussion paper examines decentralization within the formal education system in Myanmar in Yangon Region and Mon State. The aspects of decentralization considered include arrangements between the central government and the states for the management of education, including budgets, human resources, curriculum, policy frameworks, and overall decision-making authority.

Posted February 19, 2014
Related locations: Myanmar
Related programs: Strengthen Governance
Related topics: Myanmar Governance Discussion Paper Series