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|Other Titles:||A study of Educational Administration System in England|
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|Abstract:||The purpose of this study is to enquire into the development, function, and organization of the educational administrative agencies both at central and local levels in England.The central educational administrative agency, the Department of Education and Science, is almost wholly concerned with policy. It works partly through the performance of certain statutory duties but to a large extent relies on the influence it can exert on its partners in the service-the local education authorities and the teaching profession, According to the law made by the Parliament, the duty of the Department of Education and Science is to promote the education of the people of England and Wales and the progressive development of institutions devoted to that purpose, and to secure the effective execution by local authorities, under its control and direction, of the national policy for providing a varied and comprehensive educational service.The Department is headed by a secretary of state, who is a member of the Cabinet, supported by two Ministers of State and a Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State. Under the permanent Under Secretary of State, the civil servant in executive charge of the Department, the work is divided into four areas-schools and educational building ; higher and further education ; civil science, arts, and libraries ; and educational planning, including teacher supply, qualifications, and salaries, statistics, and the economic aspects of planning. There are also groups concerned with finance, with legal matters, and common services. The organization of the work is sub-divided further.The councils of counties and county boroughs are the local education authorities ( LEAs ), in those hands is the actual provision and administration of education, other than universities and voluntary establishments. Each local education authority is required by law to appoint an education committee whose job it is to carry out its educational responsibilities. Usually at least half the|
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