Equity-based budgeting in education: School funding formula

January 20, 2022

A classroom full of students taking notes on a book.
UNICEF Thailand/2020/Roengrit Kongmuang


The report "Equity-based budgeting in education: School funding formula" reviews the potential role and capacity of per-student funding (PSF) and other variants of needs-based funding formulae to promote equity in education. It defines and measures educational equity in the context of education financing and identifies key components to promote equity through allocation of additional resources to disadvantaged pupils and schools. The report also presents case studies from five countries and offers recommendations for effective implementation of formula funding models.

A cover of a report "Equity-based budgeting in education: school funding formula".
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