Document Type : Original Article
Full prof., Department of psychology and educational science, Tehran university
Ph.D. candidate of higher education administration, Tehran university
Associate prof., Department of psychology and educational science, Tehran university
The significance of attention to culture and the emphasis which exists in upstream documents make research and recognition necessary in this field. So, identification and validation of cultural policy making evaluation indicators can help us know the cultural policy making performance and alleviate the shortcoming of the cultural policies, programs, and activities. Research method was qualititative with meta-synthesis type. Findings suggest that cultural policy making evaluation indicators are represented through a structure that consists of eleven criteria identified as appropriateness, efficiency, cultural competence, ethics and epistemology, cultural consume and production, innovation culture, human development, access and equity and effectiveness. Based on the research findings, it is possible to reach a conceptual conclusion about cultural policy making evaluation indicators in higher education so that through it, designing a model can evaluate the existed status of higher education cultural policy making and provide the necessary context for achieving desired status.