Government policy on higher education in the Sudan, 1970 to 1985

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1986

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Governments, especially in developing countries, frequently assume the responsibility for supervising, coordinating and planning higher education. Universities, on the other hand, because they generally are committed to academic freedom and autonomy, tend to resist such intervention. The purpose of this study was to examine and analyze the government of the Sudan's policy on higher education during the period from 1970 to 1985, to provide a general understanding of the relationship between government and higher education, and to make recommendations for higher education policy in the Sudan. The following three research questions were examined: 1. What was the Sudan government's policy on higher education during the period from 1970 to 1985? 2. What changes occurred in higher education during that period? 3. In what way did government policy affect higher education during the period from 1970 to 1985? [...]

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Higher education and state--Sudan

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