Are the current methods for the distribution of public funds in secondary education effective? Multiple criteria model in the Czech Republic

Petra Maresova, Kamil Kuca
2019 Ekonomska Istrazivanja-Economic Research  
The aim of the paper is to analyse the current financing system for schools in the Czech Republic and the subsequent formulation of criteria for improving the redistribution of funds from public sources. First, the method of retrospective analysis of expenditures on education financing at European level and the developed countries of the OECD. Second, the multiple criteria model for the distribution of funds is established using Expert Choice. Finally, a method of guided interviews will be
more » ... rviews will be exploited in order to detect attitudes, priorities of representatives from the education department and the economic department in the Czech Republic. In the analysis of secondary school finance decisionmaking, individual solution options and key criteria were specified. The criteria include justice, motivation, stability, controllability and simplicity. Based on the multi-criteria evaluation output, it is possible to recommend the inclusion of three elements in the current financing system of secondary education in the Czech Republic. These are the tracking of graduates in the labour market, assessment of schools and teachers. ARTICLE HISTORY
doi:10.1080/1331677x.2019.1640622 fatcat:yilow75o55bknkkzvlh4ocutbm