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  • N/B- Policy is an intention of what is to be done -policy will have a cost matrix i.e 1 pupil in a school costs these per year -policy framework at national level;Capitation grant- for primary school=kshs1020 e.g income for 300 pupils = 1020*300=kshs.300600Special Needs Education(SNE) schoolsASAL Schools e.t.cKenya 80% recurrent & 20% development expenditure. Ideal 40% recurrent & 60% development
  • Central/National government- all levels of educationDevolved government/ county – ECD and youth polytechnics
  • Eyc budget tracking workshop on 26

    1. 1. pptPlex Background SlideAny background fill, images, clip art, shapes, etc. you place on this slide will appear asthe background on the presentation canvas.The slides in your presentation will appear in the corresponding boxes.Feel free to move or resize the boxes. MID-MORNING AFTERNOONMORNING SESSION SESSION SESSION Unused Section Unused Section Unused Section Space 1 Space 2 Space 3 Unused Section Unused Section Unused Section Space 4 Space 5 Space 6
    2. 2. EYC BUDGET TRACKINGWORKSHOP ON 26/10/2011 Workshop expectations?
    3. 3. Workshop Objectives Skills for budget tracking Understanding of policy making process in relation to budget Existing legal & policy framework guiding budget process Common approach in budget tracking Action plan
    4. 4. Back ground of EYC budget work in Education EYC is a national education coalition established in 1999 as a national platform for civil society organizations, professional groupings and education/research institutions. It lobbies for the implementation of EFA goals. It utilizes a rights-based approach(RBA) as enshrined in the new constitution. In 2002,EYC piloted budget tracking work in Mwingi & Narok districts resulting in regional teams hence the New Education Networks(CEN).
    5. 5. EYC Campaign Focus and Objectives:• Networking and Coalition Building• Education Policy, Curriculum and Legislative Reforms• Finance Analysis and Budget Tracking• Research, Communication And Technology
    6. 6. Budget ConceptsTasks; in 3 groups discuss (10 minutes )1) -Budget tracking in education2) - what should be tracked in education Address the intended use Funds given Procurement process How it is used Time Resources-money & human resourses
    7. 7. Common Concepts And Terminologies Used In Budgeting Budget-a financial plan that identifies sources of revenue& allocates expenditures to various sectors of the economy. Annual budget-plans for the fiscal year Annual estimates- expenditure &revenue proposals Expenditure estimates-both recurrent &devpt Appropriations bill/act Finance bill/act/ consolidated funds/
    8. 8. Budget making processHas 4 stages:1. Formulation2. Approval- at county council & national level3. Implementation4. Monitoring – EYC budget tracking
    9. 9. Overview of budget cycle Sector policy reviewsBudget monitoring Budget and reviews preparation Budget execution Budget approval
    10. 10. Summary notesWe should acquire skills & knowledge to do;a) Track the budgetb) Determine its adequacyc) Determine the National, Local & county prioritiesd) Effectiveness &efficiency in use of resourcese) Make brief statements about your findings in relation to budget of schools, Counties or National government.
    11. 11. Key policies & programes of the ministry at the national level• FPE (school capitation grants)• Free tuition sec. educ. (school capitation grants)• Constituency based bursary fund• Economic stimulus package• School governance• Teacher recruitment & deployment• School infrastructure & development• CDF allocations to scools• Local Authority Transfer Fund(LATF)
    12. 12. Tasks; G1-Primary education• identify school X & get its major problem• Relate the problem to the school budgetG2-Minisry of education• Identify a program of interest to you• List areas or questions that you may want to pose to the ministryG3-B.O.G• List the key areas that a B.O.G of a secondary school should attend to if a school has been poorly managed
    13. 13. Budget tracking; Relies on case studies to get background information Inadequacy & improper structures- classrooms teachers Mismanagement not centered on B.O.G -schools should not have a B.O.G that lacks time, skills & commitment
    14. 14. Tracking Tools for school budgetsWhat do we need to know?1. How much funds have you received?2. What was the source of the funds?3. Was it received wholesome or in phases?4. Is there a school budget for the last 1 year; how much?5. Is there any document on materials in the sch.?6. What are these materials?7. What is the enrolment in the school?8. What are the expenditure areas(projects) in your school & their amounts?
    15. 15. Tracking Tools for school budgets9. Does the school have a bank account? How muchmoney?10. Who authorizes the expenditure of the schoolfunds? SIMSIC11. Do you have school subcommittee?12. Are the school accounts audited? How often?Cash-book, bank account & expenditure
    16. 16. Ministry /County budget tracking tool1. What is the budget allocation for the sch. This yr.2. What amount was received?3. How do you disburse the funds to the sch.?when4. Do you keep a list of the beneficiaries?5. What programs are you executing? e. g INSET6. Do you have expenditure reports7. Do you monitor the funded programs in your budget?8. How much money do you receive fro development partners( donors )?
    17. 17. Rights based budgetingBills of right- No right is stronger than the other- Free basic compulsory education- EFA & MDGs- National education goals
    18. 18. Challenges likely to be faced in B/T1. Access to information-conflict management skills- should not beconfrontational rather be seen as building thegovernment structures of governance (transparencyand accountability )2. Lack of co-operation3. Financial support to the networks4.Political interferances5. Logistics in rolling out the network exercise6. Security issues e.g west Pokot, upper north
    19. 19. Lobbying and AdvocacyLobbying allies & organisationsEg Action-Aid ,CPJ, NCCK, NTA, KUPPET, KNAP, MEDIAetc –for social auditing {START SMALL &GROW BIG}eg UWEZO & NTA opponents; Teachers/Principals School management committees/ B.O.Gs MoE officials, politicians, local authorities Media , businessmen CSOs
    20. 20. THANKS ANGOTE GEOFFRY – angoteg@yahoo.comiEARN-Kenya, Vihiga county