chapter  4
Private Authority or Ambiguity? The Evolving Role of Corporations and Foundations in the Global Partnership for Education
ByFRANCINE MENASHY
Pages 27

Private actors are unquestionably occupying increasingly prominent positions in the global education arena. rough both philanthropic endeavors and corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs, foundations and corporations have been nancing, designing, and implementing education programs on a global scale. And at the same time, the private sector is now collaborating in education policy making alongside both state and non-state actors within new governance arrangements characterized as transnational public-private partnerships (PPPs).