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Information Use and Decentralized Education

Type: Research
Author(s): Winkler, Herstein
Year of Publishing: 2005
Keywords: Information Use and Decentralized Education, Decentralization in Education Systems, Decentralization, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Ghana, Guinea
Decentralized education systems increase the governance and management authority of school clients and/or local governments. These actors need relevant and easily understood information on the academic and financial performance of their schools relative to other schools. The traditional education management information system (EMIS) does not meet this need. Comment