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Efficiency in education spending for learning outcomes Ensuring value for money in education

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Contents

1. Introduction: efficiency in providing education
2. Internal efficiency
3. Allocative efficiency: does funding flow to priority areas and groups?
4. Technical efficiency
5. Education reform for efficiency
6. Conclusion: education/finance dialogue and improving efficiency

This report examines whether (i) resources are being channeled to identified priority education needs (allocative efficiency), and (ii) whether line agencies are using these resources in the most efficient and effective manner (technical efficiency).

Year: 2012 Theme: Value for money, Education Countries: South Africa Language: English

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