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Lumadi, Mutendwahothe Walter – South African Journal of Education, 2020
The advent of democracy in South Africa triggered notable reforms to the financing of quality education, and curriculum design and innovation. The ulterior motive behind this study was to underscore the correlation between inadequate financial resources and learners' achievement. School finance reform was found to contribute to learner achievement…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Finance Reform, Curriculum Development, Educational Innovation
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Abdul-Rahaman, Nurudeen; Rongting, Zhou; Wan, Ming; Iddrisu, Issah; Abdul Rahaman, Abdul Basit; Amadu, Latif – South African Journal of Education, 2020
Successive governments, both military and civilian regimes, funded senior high school education in Ghana to increase access and improve quality since the nation attained independence on 6 March 1957. In the study reported on here we adopted a quantitative research method using secondary data from five public senior high schools in the Wa…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, High Schools, Federal Aid
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Chanee, Albert – South African Journal of Education, 2020
Since the advent of democracy in 1994, access to quality and equitable education still remains a challenge in the Gauteng province. As an intervention to improve access and quality of learning in all schools, especially township schools, the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) declared schools across Quintiles 1 to 3 throughout the province to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Gap, Grade 12, Public Schools
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Mestry, Raj – South African Journal of Education, 2020
The Amended National Norms and Standards for School Funding (ANNSSF) policy of 2006 introduced a funding model to address equity in public schooling. Schools are ranked into one of five quintiles of which quintile 1 represents the poorest schools and quintile 5 the most affluent. The ANNSSF policy proposes that the state provide more funding for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Schools, Fees, School Administration
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Myende, Phumlani Erasmus; Bhengu, Thamsanqa Thulani; Kunene, Isiah Sizwe – South African Journal of Education, 2020
Efficient and equitable use of financial resources has been one of the education policy objectives to achieve quality in education. Subsequently, the achievement of efficient and equitable use of financial resources in schools depends on the principals' understanding of their role in managing financial resources. However, evidence spanning…
Descriptors: Principals, Money Management, Educational Quality, Educational Finance
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du Plessis, Pierre – South African Journal of Education, 2020
With the promulgation of the South African Schools Act, public education in South Africa was decentralised and communities were made responsible for the governance of public schools. White Paper 1 on Education and Training confirmed the inability of the state to meet the financial requirements of public education. Despite the fact that school…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Educational Finance, Money Management
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Makoelle, Tsediso Michael; Burmistrova, Valeriya – South African Journal of Education, 2020
The implementation of inclusive education in South African schools has resulted in more demands being placed on them to make provision for the inclusion of learners with special educational needs in mainstream classrooms. This has brought about substantial changes regarding school financing in order to cater for a diverse learner population. This…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Inclusion, Equal Education, Social Justice
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Chikoko, Vitallis; Mthembu, Pinkie – South African Journal of Education, 2020
In this paper, we review literature on the financing of primary and secondary education in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) with a view to contributing some insights about the extent to which the region can achieve the United Nations' (UN) Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG 4). At the heart of SDG 4 of the UN 2030 Agenda is the desire to achieve equity…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Literature Reviews
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Aina, Adebunmi Yetunde; Bipath, Keshni – South African Journal of Education, 2020
To realise the ideal of quality inclusive education, proper financial management is vital. Existing literature indicates that the mismanagement of school funds is largely due to principals and the school governing bodies (SGB) in many schools not having good working relationships with stakeholders and lacking the necessary financial skills, more…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Educational Legislation, Foreign Countries, Principals
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Lumadi, Rudzani Israel – South African Journal of Education, 2020
The disparity in the socio-economic status of South Africa has forced the government to adopt a funding policy for public secondary schools. The policy is based on funding schools considered to be poor because they are in poverty-stricken communities. Most of these schools lack infrastructure, and physical and financial resources to be run…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, Educational Equity (Finance), Equal Education
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Mutekwe, Edmore – South African Journal of Education, 2020
In this article I report on the findings of an empirical study conducted to show the merits of integrating equitable learning by members of the South African School Governing bodies (SGBs) in managing the physical and financial resources. Within the interpretivist paradigm and utilising a qualitative descriptive phenomenological design, the data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Equal Education, Social Justice, Educational Finance
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Thaba-Nkadimene, Kgomotlokoa Linda – South African Journal of Education, 2020
In the study reported on here the problem of inadequacies in educational provisioning among public schools that has a negative influence on teachers' productivity and learners' academic outcomes was examined. The primary objective of this study was to examine teachers' and principals' perceptions on the influence of educational provision on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Students
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Naicker, Inbanathan; Myende, Phumlani Erasmus; Ncokwana, Zamokwakhe Thandinkosi – South African Journal of Education, 2020
Drawing on the quintile system of categorising schools, South African public schools are bifurcated into no-fee and fee-paying schools. Emerging research has shown that school principals in both categories of schools encounter several challenges with regard to school funding. In this article, we employ contingency leadership theory to examine how…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Schools, Fees, Principals
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Buys, Melanie; du Plessis, Pierre; Mestry, Raj – South African Journal of Education, 2020
With the promulgation of the South African Schools Act of 1996, public education in South Africa was decentralised and communities were made responsible for school governance. This placed the responsibility on school governing bodies (SGBs) to take all measures within their means to supplement state funding for the acquisition of adequate human…
Descriptors: Governing Boards, Fund Raising, Educational Legislation, Public Education
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Mamabolo, Anastacia – South African Journal of Education, 2020
The South African Department of Basic Education introduced school funding regulations to ensure that all learners will have access to quality education. However, the dynamic, complex, turbulent and competitive macroenvironmental conditions, which have resulted in decreased public finances being available, will have a negative impact on the already…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Administrator Role, Entrepreneurship
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