School Committees and Community Engagement in Karen State

Drawing on information obtained through in-depth research with local actors in different areas of Karen State, this report describes community engagement in education, as well as factors restricting and enabling local engagement and decision-making. Focusing on different socio-political contexts the report highlights ways in which socio-political factors can impact on patterns of community engagement in education, as well as on local agency for school-based management and education decision-making. This research study was led by Dr. Anne Décobert and launched by KED Chairperson P’Doh Saw Lah Say and KED Secretary P’Doh Saw Law Eh Moo in Rangoon on Monday 26th of September 2016.