Intellectual foundations of the educational planning, types of plans, its models and processes. The first part of the course highlights the planning polices: the educational planning policy, changing and implementing processes in the programs, institutions, and system. Issues that are related to the educational planning such as: internal and external efficiency, justice and the educational results. The focus of the second part in this course is the strategic planning in the educational institutions, by focusing on the intellectual framework of this type, and its role in dealing with the social and economic changes in society, in addition to the strategic planning stages, dimensions, patterns, methods, and its evaluation and implementations.