Political Aspects of Reforming the Higher Education System in Ukraine
|•||the Law on Education (1991);|
|•||The State National Programme on Education (Ukraine of the twenty-first century);|
|•||the second edition of the Law on Education confirmed by the Supreme Rada (parliament) on 23 March 1996;|
|•||the Law on Higher Education (under consideration in mid-1999).|
These reforms reflected the political mentality that existed and developed in Ukraine following independence. They delineated the jurisdiction of the state and local branches of the administration of the higher education system, and were intended to outline the general trends for its reform based on democratic principles.
The changes were to be implemented against the backdrop of political, social and economic crises faced by Ukrainian society as a whole. The effects have been keenly felt in the higher education system, which has had to
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Publication information: Book title: Education and Civic Culture in Post-Communist Countries. Contributors: Stephen Webber - Editor, Ilkka Liikanen - Editor. Publisher: Palgrave. Place of publication: New York. Publication year: 2001. Page number: 248.
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