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Finanţarea Educaţiei preuniversitare: costurile unei mari iluzii
Financing pre-university Education: The Costs of a Great Illusion

Author(s): Author Not Specified
Subject(s): Politics, School education
Published by: IDIS VIITORUL Institutul pentru Dezoltare şi Initiative Sociale
Keywords: financing education;
Summary/Abstract: The aim of the SPENDING FOR EDUCATION IN REPUBLIC of MOLDOVA is to assess the current statute of the financing of pre-university education, highlight the main setbacks of the system and track relevant indicators to the educational services provided to the population. This study emerged from in partnership with the Brookings Institution. // The Study combines several kinds of data: official statistics provided by the National Bureau of Statistics, regular monitoring indicators of the Ministry of Education, as well as data collected from the schools of Moldova, through a comprehensive Survey, implemented during the months of February – April 2008. The analysis considers in great details the institutional dynamics of the pre-university education in the last decade, in correlation with the overall demographic and social-economic trends of the country. // Budgetary spending for the pre-university schools reflect a growing concern for the effective use of resources from the public budget on education in Moldova. Beyound the obvious demand to accelerate the reformation of the current system of public education, which implies an overwhelming agenda of decentralization, territorial relocation, rationalization, privatization and other policies that shall improve the current way of spending for compulsory education in Moldova, we aimed to provide specific policy recommendations how to improve the functioning of the system.

  • Page Count: 48
  • Publication Year: 2008
  • Language: Romanian