Does Money Means Quality: An Educational Financing Experience In Indonesia
Program Studi Manajemen Pendidikan, Universitas PGRI Semarang
Jl. Sidodadi Timur No. 24 Semarang, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia
The purpose of this article to find out how: local governments allocate education budgets, relationship between education budget and quality of education, and relationship between quality of education and teacher quality. The quality of education referred to the results of national examination. Teacher quality based on teacher competence test. Education budget based on the allocation of regional income and expenditure allocation. Place of study is Central Java Province in 2016. The research method is descriptive qualitative. Data obtained from district/city document within 35 districts/municipalities in Central Java Province in 2007-2015, document of national examination of junior high school in 2015, and document of teacher competence test in 2015. Result of research indicate that: first, during 9 years the average education budgets range from 37% -50%. Secondly, there are four patterns of relationship between the budget and quality. Third, there are two patterns of relationship between the quality and teacher.
Topic: Economic and Finance in Education