The Education Support Program of the Open Society Institute has launched a call for expressions of interest for investigating dimensions of privatization of public education in Africa, East Asia, South Asia and South-East Asia under its Privatisation in Education Research Initiative (PERI).
PERI is a “multi-annual global initiative supported by the Education Support Program of the Open Society Institute that seeks to contribute to a better understanding on whether, through what mechanisms, with what outcomes, and for whom the increasing adoption of a widening range educational service regulation and delivery mechanisms might lead to more effective and equitable education systems.”
All applications should be submitted by 12:00 GMT on 15th October 2010 and include the following:
- A covering letter indicating the potential significance of the research
- A Curriculum Vitae
- Two writing samples either written or translated into English
- A proposed research design of no more than 2000 words that includes research questions, methodology, timeframe, ethical considerations and outputs.
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