THE ROLE OF CAPACITY – BUILDING FOR SCHOOL DECENTRALIZATION IN KOSOVO

Journal Title: Problems of Education in the 21st Century - Year 2012, Vol 41, Issue 4

Abstract

After the war in Kosovo (1999) many powers concentrated in school were drawn out the former Department of Education, led by UNMIK. Many responsibilities were transferred from central to local level in the period from 2003 until 2010, but there was no assignment at school. Obviously, the return of powers to schools is having many difficulties. The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology in Republic of Kosovo has still no clear strategy on how to make the decentralization of educational system. This paperwork deals with analysis of the existence of capacities for successful implementation of decentralization process of school system. It also identifies the challenges and difficulties faced by principals and teachers in meeting the school needs because of a lack of competencies in school management. The study uses survey data generated from 29 primary and secondary school principals and 172 primary and secondary school teachers in Republic of Kosovo. According to the survey and interview results, schools in Kosovo do not enjoy autonomy. Their needs are addressed at the municipal level.

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Elmedina Nikoçeviq

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Elmedina Nikoçeviq (2012). THE ROLE OF CAPACITY – BUILDING FOR SCHOOL DECENTRALIZATION IN KOSOVO. Problems of Education in the 21st Century, 41(4), -. https://europub.co.uk/articles/-A-35105