The Resource Community financing of education : issues and policy implications in less developed countries, edited by Mark Bray, with Kevin Lillis

Community financing of education : issues and policy implications in less developed countries, edited by Mark Bray, with Kevin Lillis

Label
Community financing of education : issues and policy implications in less developed countries
Title
Community financing of education
Title remainder
issues and policy implications in less developed countries
Statement of responsibility
edited by Mark Bray, with Kevin Lillis
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This volume discusses the issues relating to community support for education, a topic which has come increasingly to the fore in recent years, especially in the Third World. The book is divided into four main areas: Firstly, an initial explanation of the conceptual framework of the book is given. Secondly, the issues surrounding community financing of education are explored, including community bodies engaged in fund-raising, generating resources, school fees, geographic and social inequalities and central guidance and control. The third section discusses case studies from seven countries, an
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
379.1/2/091724
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
LB2826.6.D44
LC item number
.C666 1988eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Comparative and International Education Series
Series volume
Volume 5
Label
Community financing of education : issues and policy implications in less developed countries, edited by Mark Bray, with Kevin Lillis
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Community Financing of Education: Issues and Policy Implications in Less Developed Countries; Copyright Page; Introduction to the Series; Foreword; Table of Contents; List of Tables; Acronyms; Currencies; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. The Conceptual Framework; 2. The Extent of Community Financing; 3. The Dangers of Unrealistic Expectations; PART I: Issues; CHAPTER 1. Community Bodies Engaged in Fund-Raising; 1. Local Government Bodies; 2. Village Development Associations; 3. Religious Bodies; 4. Political Bodies; 5. Age Groups and Traditional Workparties
  • 2. Operational IssuesSummary; CHAPTER 5. Construction and Maintenance; 1. Appropriate Government Policies; 2. Community Perspectives; Summary; CHAPTER 6. Issues of Quality; 1. Quality of Intakes; 2. Quality of Facilities; 3. Qualifications of Teachers; 4. The Nature of Curricula; 5. Quality of Attainment; Summary; CHAPTER 7. Geographic and Social Inequalities; 1. Regional Inequalities; 2. Rural/Urban Inequalities; 3. Socio-economic Inequalities; 4. Sexual Inequalities; Summary; CHAPTER 8. Central Guidance and Control; 1. Direct Controls on Schools; 2. Indirect Influences
  • 3. Constraints on the Operation of ControlsSummary; PART II: Case Studies; CHAPTER 9. Community Financing of Schools in Eastern Nigeria; 1. Social and Political Organisation; 2. Changes in the Patterns of Financing; 3. The Procedure for Launching and Maintaining a School; Conclusions; CHAPTER 10. Community Financing of Education in Kenya; 1. Categories of Schools; 2. The Size of the System; 3. The Notion of Harambee; 4. Other Sources of Support; 5. Community Financing of Primary Schools; 6. Harambee Secondary Schools; 7. Issues of Quality; Conclusions
  • 6. Racial and Ethnic Bodies7. Business Organisations; 8. Alumni Organisations; 9. Parent-Teacher Associations; 10. Boards of Governors; 11. Pupils; 12. Individuals; Summary; CHAPTER 2. Initiating and Directing Projects; 1. Initiation, Organisation and Implementation of Projects; 2. Institutional Management and Boards of Governors; Summary; CHAPTER 3. Generating Resources; 1. Resources from within the Community; 2. Resources from Outside the Community; 3. School Economic Activities; Summary; CHAPTER 4. School Fees-Philosophical and Operational Issues; 1. Philosophical Issues
  • CHAPTER 11. Education and Community Self-Help in Zambia1. Types of Community and Types of Support; 2. Regional Differences; Conclusions; CHAPTER 12. Community Financing of Schools in Botswana; 1. Background; 2. History; 3. The Growth of Secondary Education Since Independence; 4. New Policies; 5. Problems; Conclusion; CHAPTER 13. Community Management and Financing of Schools in Papua New Guinea; 1. Papua New Guinea and its Education System; 2. Boards of Management; 3. Parents' and CitizensAssociations; Conclusions; CHAPTER 14. Cultural Values and Community Financing of Education in Burma
Control code
ocn898999879
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition
Extent
1 online resource (251 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781483297668
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, tables
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.b36582943
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)898999879
  • pebc1483297667

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