Decentralisation and the Financing of Educational Facilities

Who finances educational facilities? What are the criteria used and how are they applied? Each country has its own system; however, the general trends are towards diversification of funding sources and decentralisation of responsibility. This publication examines the links between decentralisation a...

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Corporate Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Format: eBook
Language:Multiple
Published: Paris OECD Publishing 2002, 2002
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Collection: OECD Books and Papers - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Who finances educational facilities? What are the criteria used and how are they applied? Each country has its own system; however, the general trends are towards diversification of funding sources and decentralisation of responsibility. This publication examines the links between decentralisation and new means of financing. Although local control can guarantee greater effectiveness and responsiveness to local needs, central government remains responsible for ensuring access to equity and equality of educational opportunity. The greatest challenge in education funding consists of achieving compatibility between these objectives and technological development
Physical Description:178 p. ill. 16x23cm
ISBN:9789264096486