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International experience in funding general secondary education: lessons for Uzbekistan

Research areas: Economic Transformation

Duration: April 2011 - October 2011

International experience in funding general secondary education: lessons for Uzbekistan

In Uzbekistan, where 42% of population is children and adults younger than 18 years old, education is one of the key directions of the country’s development policy. Reforms in public education conducted within the National training programme and State programme on school education development required a significant amount of funds. At the same time, limited public funds forced to seek ways to optimize state expenditures and use them more effectively.

The review aims at analysis of international experience in funding secondary education and exploration of the impact of the funding system on the key principles of education, such as quality, accessibility, equity.

The following tasks are defined during the project implementation:

1. Study of international practice: impact of per capita financing on

- Education quality;

- Accessibility;

- Equity.

2. Analysis of current conditions in funding of general secondary education in Uzbekistan.

3. Defining directions to improve policy of financing education system in Uzbekistan.


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