Unpredictable Future: The Impossibility of Higher Education Policy

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Conference Proceedings
Authors: Radosław Rybkowski

Abstract: Higher education policy, as a part of broader public policy, must be built on the foundations of government strategic planning. Modern understanding of the role of higher education emphasizes growing importance of well-educated graduates for the stability of national economies. In 2004 Poland joined European Union and tried to adjust higher education policy to the demands of knowledge-based economy of the UE. The examination of government strategic documents and regulations reflects the challenge defining and managing higher education policy. Polish ministry responsible for higher education still cannot define the strategic goals and thus the ministry questions the possibility of implementing a coherent policy.

Keywords: Poland, higher education policy, strategy

DOI: 10.54941/ahfe100381

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