To Examine the Effectiveness of Secondary School Budgets in Implementation of School Projects of Sengerema District,Mwanza

Mgeni, Vadesto A. (2015) To Examine the Effectiveness of Secondary School Budgets in Implementation of School Projects of Sengerema District,Mwanza. Masters thesis, The Open University Of Tanzania.

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Abstract

This study intended to examine the effectiveness of secondary school budgets in implementation of school projects. The objectives of the study was to identify the school priorities when planning the school budgets, to find out challenges the secondary school experience in the budget planning and management and to analyze strategies to improve the budget planning and implementation in secondary schools. The population of this study was all secondary school teachers, DEO and all heads of schools in Sengerema Districts. The sample size consisted of 31 school teachers, school board members 30, Heads of school 4, DEO 1; a total of 66 respondents, the study used both structured questionnaire and interview to assess the realities of the study. Descriptive survey design helps to describe the information pertaining the effectiveness of school budget planning and management in schools. The findings revealed that 80% of school heads plan their school budget according to the needs of school and directives with guidelines from the central authority like the ministry of education and vocational training. The results from the study according to its objectives observed that 93% of the school administrators maintained their budget through considering the priorities which the government has planned for its uses. In addition, most of the heads of school suggested that capacity building through workshops, seminars is of prime importance in order to support their daily activities in area of procurement, book-keeping, fund raising techniques, project planning and management. The study recommends that the heads of schools should continue to struggle for the acquisition of knowledge and skills necessary to facilitate their management in all areas by employing personal initiatives and through networking.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 370 Education
Divisions: Faculty of Education > Department of Policy Planning and Administration
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2016 10:11
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2016 10:11
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/1423

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