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Budget: Children and South Africa's Education Budget

Budget: Children and South Africas Education Budget

Author: UNICEF South Africa and International Budget Partnership
Price: Free
No. of pages: 12
Publication date: 2016
Publisher: UNICEF South Africa
Languages: English

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This brief is one of four that explore the extent to which government budgets in South Africa address the needs of children under 18 years in the country. The briefs aim to describe the shape and size of the relevant budgets, and highlight some of the key funding-related issues. The objective is to contribute to informed advocacy and decision-making.

This brief looks at education budgets. It first presents and describes a set of key indicators. It then describes the structure of provincial budgets and source of funds. This is followed by discussion on budgeting for the foundation years, teachers, teaching and learning support materials, Grade R and infrastructure.

Also see:

Budget: Children and South Africa's Social Development Budget

Budget: Children and South Africa's Health Budget

Budget: Children and the South African Budget: The Macro Picture 





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