Autonomy and capacity at decentralised levels

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References
UNESCO-IIEP (International Institute for Education Planning). 2014. Decentralization in Education: Overcoming challenges and achieving success – the Kenyan experience. Policy Brief. Paris. Retrieved from: https://unesdoc.unesco.org/ark:/48223/pf0000229832

Promising policy options

Promoting education decentralisation through deconcentration, devolution, and delegation

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References
Donald R Winkler.; Alec Ian Gershberg. 2003. Education Decentralization in Africa: A review of recent policy and practice. World Bank. Retrieved from: http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:xplBPXxSGMgJ:www1.worldbank.org/publicsector/decentralization/march2004course/winkle.doc+&cd=18&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=fr

IIEP- UNESCO (International Institute for Education Planning). 2014. Decentralization in Education: Overcoming challenges and achieving success – the Kenyan experience. Policy Brief. Paris. Retrieved from: https://unesdoc.unesco.org/ark:/48223/pf0000229832

IIEP- UNESCO (International Institute for Education Planning). 2016. Decentralization in Education: Overcoming challenges and achieving success – the experience of Lesotho. Policy Brief. Paris. Retrieved from: https://unesdoc.unesco.org/ark:/48223/pf0000265388

IIEP- UNESCO (International Institute for Education Planning). 2016. Decentralization in Education: Overcoming challenges and achieving success – the Ugandan experience. Policy Brief. Paris. Retrieved from: https://unesdoc.unesco.org/ark:/48223/pf0000265389

Tiberius Barasa. 2014. Successful Decentralization: The roles and challenges of DEOs in Kenya.  UNESCO-IIEP: Paris. Retrieved from: https://unesdoc.unesco.org/ark:/48223/pf0000228291

Lefoka, Pulane J.; Tsepa, Mathabo. 2014. Successful decentralization: the roles and challenges of DEOs in Lesotho. UNESCO-IIEP: Paris. Retrieved from: https://unesdoc.unesco.org/ark:/48223/pf0000228292

Crain Soudien. 2005. Decentralisation and the construction of inclusion education policy in South Africa. Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 35:2, 115-125. Retrieved from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03057920500129916

Jordan P Naidoo. 2005. Education decentralization and school governance in South Africa: From policy to practice. UNESCO-IIEP: Paris. Retrieved from: https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED499627.pdf

V.J. Donnelly.; E. Óskarsdóttir.; A. Watkins. 2017. Decentralisation in Education Systems – Seminar Report. European Agency for Special Needs and Inclusive Education: Denmark. Retrieved from: https://www.european-agency.org/sites/default/files/Decentralisation%20in%20Education%20Systems_0.pdf

UNESCO. 2009. Education financial planning in Asia: implementing medium-term expenditure frameworks: Thailand. UNESCO: Bangkok. Retrieved from: https://unesdoc.unesco.org/ark:/48223/pf0000184850

Capacity building between different levels within the education systems

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References
UNDP (United Nations Development Program). 2010. Capacity Development Strategies to Support Decentralization in Asia. New York. Retrieved from: https://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/librarypage/capacity-building/institutional-arrangements/capacity-development-strategies-to-support-decentralization-in-asia.html

Burns, T. 2015. Governing Complex Education Systems. Trust and Education. Keynote presentation delivered at the OECD Governing Complex Education Systems Conference in The Hague, 7 December 2015. Retrieved from: www.slideshare.net/OECDEDU/governing-complex-education-systems-overview-and-work-on-trust-the-hague

Busemeyer, M., 2012. Two decades of decentralization in education governance: Lessons learned and future outlook for local stakeholders. Presentation delivered at the OECD Conference ‘Effective local governance in education’, in Warsaw, 16 April 2012. Retrieved from: www.forschungsnetzwerk.at/downloadpub/50293543_Two_decades_of_decentralization_in_education_governance.pdf

Promote fiscal decentralisation and autonomy

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References
UNDP (United Nations Development Program). 2010. Capacity Development Strategies to Support Decentralization in Asia. New York. Retrieved from: https://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/librarypage/capacity-building/institutional-arrangements/capacity-development-strategies-to-support-decentralization-in-asia.html

Burns, T. 2015. Governing Complex Education Systems. Trust and Education. Keynote presentation delivered at the OECD Governing Complex Education Systems Conference in The Hague, 7 December 2015. Retrieved from: www.slideshare.net/OECDEDU/governing-complex-education-systems-overview-and-work-on-trust-the-hague

Busemeyer, M., 2012. Two decades of decentralization in education governance: Lessons learned and future outlook for local stakeholders. Presentation delivered at the OECD Conference ‘Effective local governance in education’, in Warsaw, 16 April 2012. Retrieved from: www.forschungsnetzwerk.at/downloadpub/50293543_Two_decades_of_decentralization_in_education_governance.pdf

Building accountability and promoting relations

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References
Burns, T. 2015. Governing Complex Education Systems. Trust and Education. Keynote presentation delivered at the OECD Governing Complex Education Systems Conference in The Hague, 7 December 2015. Retrieved from: www.slideshare.net/OECDEDU/governing-complex-education-systems-overview-and-work-on-trust-the-hague

Busemeyer, M., 2012. Two decades of decentralization in education governance: Lessons learned and future outlook for local stakeholders. Presentation delivered at the OECD Conference ‘Effective local governance in education’, in Warsaw, 16 April 2012. Retrieved from: www.forschungsnetzwerk.at/downloadpub/50293543_Two_decades_of_decentralization_in_education_governance.pdf

Ainscow, M., Dyson, A., Hopwood, L. and Thomson, S., 2016. Primary Schools Responding to Diversity: barriers and possibilities. CPRT Research Survey 8. York: Cambridge Primary Review Trust

Peters, B. G., 2012. Governance and the Rights of Children: Policy, implementation and monitoring. Working Paper 2012-11. Florence: UNICEF Office of Research.

Other policy options

Promoting community involvement by providing more autonomy

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References
Afridi, M.; Anderson, S.; Mundy, K. 2014. Parent and Community Involvement in Education: A Rapid Review of the Literature. Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. Retrieved from: https://www.oise.utoronto.ca/cidec/UserFiles/File/Website/Rapid_Review_-_Parent_Community_June _30_final_2.pdf.

Bray, M. 2001. Community Partnerships in Education: Dimensions, Variations and Implications. Paris: UNESCO. Retrieved from: http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0012/001234/123483e.pdf

Education Policy and Practice Department. 2008. Parent, Family, Community Involvement. In: Education. Policy Brief. Washington D.C.: Education Policy and Practice Department. Retrieved from: http://www.nea.org/assets/docs/PB11_ParentInvolvement08.pdf.

Lugaz, C.; De Grauwe, A.; Baldé, D. ; Diakhaté, C. ; Dougnon, D. ; Moustapha, M. ; Odushina, D. 2010a. Schooling and Decentralization: Patterns and policy implications in Francophone West Africa. Paris: IIEP-UNESCO. Retrieved from: http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0014/001470/147099e.pdf

Sujatha, K. 2011a. Module 4: Managing External Relations. In: Improving school management from successful schools (pp. 192-210). ANTRIEP (Asian Network of Training and Research Institutions in Educational Planning), NUEPA (National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration). Retrieved from http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0022/002205/220543E.pdf

UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund). 2009d. Child Friendly Schools Manual . New York: UNICEF. Retrieved from: https://www.unicef.org/publications/files/Child_Friendly_Schools_Manual_EN_040809.pdf.

Empowering schools and school councils

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References
Afridi, M.; Anderson, S.; Mundy, K. 2014. Parent and Community Involvement in Education: A Rapid Review of the Literature. Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. Retrieved from: https://www.oise.utoronto.ca/cidec/UserFiles/File/Website/Rapid_Review_-_Parent_Community_June _30_final_2.pdf.

Bray, M. 2001. Community Partnerships in Education: Dimensions, Variations and Implications. Paris: UNESCO. Retrieved from: http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0012/001234/123483e.pdf

Education Policy and Practice Department. 2008. Parent, Family, Community Involvement. In: Education. Policy Brief. Washington D.C.: Education Policy and Practice Department. Retrieved from: http://www.nea.org/assets/docs/PB11_ParentInvolvement08.pdf.

GPE (Global Partnership for Education). 2017. Empowering the community to improve education in Honduras. Slideshow. Retrieved from: https://www.globalpartnership.org/multimedia/slideshow/empowering-community-improve-education-honduras.

Lugaz, C.; De Grauwe, A.; Baldé, D. ; Diakhaté, C. ; Dougnon, D. ; Moustapha, M. ; Odushina, D. 2010a. Schooling and Decentralization: Patterns and policy implications in Francophone West Africa. Paris: IIEP-UNESCO. Retrieved from: http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0014/001470/147099e.pdf

Sujatha, K. 2011a. Module 4: Managing External Relations. In: Improving school management from successful schools (pp. 192-210). ANTRIEP (Asian Network of Training and Research Institutions in Educational Planning), NUEPA (National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration). Retrieved from http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0022/002205/220543E.pdf

UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund). 2009d. Child Friendly Schools Manual . New York: UNICEF. Retrieved from: https://www.unicef.org/publications/files/Child_Friendly_Schools_Manual_EN_040809.pdf.

Empower parents, schools and communities

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References
Afridi, M.; Anderson, S.; Mundy, K. 2014. Parent and Community Involvement in Education: A Rapid Review of the Literature. Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. Retrieved from: https://www.oise.utoronto.ca/cidec/UserFiles/File/Website/Rapid_Review_-_Parent_Community_June _30_final_2.pdf.

Bray, M. 2001. Community Partnerships in Education: Dimensions, Variations and Implications. Paris: UNESCO. Retrieved from: http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0012/001234/123483e.pdf

Education Policy and Practice Department. 2008. Parent, Family, Community Involvement. In: Education. Policy Brief. Washington D.C.: Education Policy and Practice Department. Retrieved from: http://www.nea.org/assets/docs/PB11_ParentInvolvement08.pdf.

GPE (Global Partnership for Education). 2017. Empowering the community to improve education in Honduras. Slideshow. Retrieved from: https://www.globalpartnership.org/multimedia/slideshow/empowering-community-improve-education-honduras.

Lugaz, C.; De Grauwe, A.; Baldé, D. ; Diakhaté, C. ; Dougnon, D. ; Moustapha, M. ; Odushina, D. 2010a. Schooling and Decentralization: Patterns and policy implications in Francophone West Africa. Paris: IIEP-UNESCO. Retrieved from: http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0014/001470/147099e.pdf

Sujatha, K. 2011a. Module 4: Managing External Relations. In: Improving school management from successful schools (pp. 192-210). ANTRIEP (Asian Network of Training and Research Institutions in Educational Planning), NUEPA (National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration). Retrieved from http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0022/002205/220543E.pdf

UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund). 2009d. Child Friendly Schools Manual . New York: UNICEF. Retrieved from: https://www.unicef.org/publications/files/Child_Friendly_Schools_Manual_EN_040809.pdf.

Updated on 2022-03-18

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