Educational Research

Educational Research (ISSN: 2141-5161) Vol. 7(5), pp. 119-122, December 2016. DOI: http:/ Copyright © 2016 International Research Journals



Alternative sources of financing Secondary Education in Ebonyi State by the School administrators

Paul Nwakpa

Department of Educational Foundations, Faculty of Education Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Nigeria

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Received November 27, 2016;  Accepted December 18, 2016



In discussing this topic, Ocho (2005) defined education and the need for education. Okanamiri (2002) also defined education financing as a branch of knowledge that deals with important examination of the cost and expenditure in the production of education services. Various alternative sources of financing secondary education according to various authorities were explained to include: PTA, proceeds from the school farm, Donations, Endowments, Community Involvement, Fund raising activities, Old Students Associations etc. Conclusion and recommendation were made.


Keywords: Secondary Education, Education, Schools, Financing, Funds.

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