Enhancing International Partnership in the Egyptian Pre-university Education

Perspectives of International Organizations

  • Ayman Rizk University of Toronto, Canada
Keywords: Partnership; International Organizations; International Aid; International Donors; Egypt; Pre-university Education Sector


The purpose of this article is to present the perspectives of international officials regarding partnerships between the Egyptian Ministry of Education and international organizations. Data of this article were gathered mainly from semi-structured interviews with twelve international organizations’ officials in Egypt. The article suggests that international organizations working on the pre-university education face serious challenges that undermine their efforts and affects the efficiency of their contributions and initiatives in a very negative way. It concludes with a set of recommendations that can be considered by the Egyptian Government for enhancing its international partnerships in education.


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Author Biography

Ayman Rizk, University of Toronto, Canada

Ayman Rizk, Ph.D., is a Department Manager at the Egyptian Minister of Education’s Office and an educational researcher whose research interests include whole-system reform, education governance and management, policy-analysis, decentralization, school-based reform, international organizations and aid, and program evaluation. Email: ayman.rizk@mail.utoronto.ca


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How to Cite
Rizk, A. (2020). Enhancing International Partnership in the Egyptian Pre-university Education. Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Education, 9(1), 71-99. https://doi.org/10.32674/jise.v9i1.1510