School Resources Review

The School Resources Review aims to help countries make resource decisions that support quality, equity and efficiency in school education. The Review provides country-specific and comparative analysis on the use of financial, physical and human resources in school systems. It offers policy advice on how to govern, distribute and manage resources so that they contribute to achieving countries’ educational objectives.

Areas of Work

Our thematic comparative reports synthesise the Review’s major findings on school resource policies. The reports bring together evidence from research and country practice to explore policy options for governments to consider. 

Our country review work provides detailed descriptions of national policies, expert analysis of country-specific strengths and challenges and tailored policy advice for improving the use of school resources in participating countries.

The School Resources Review

The School Resources Review was launched in 2013 to gather evidence on how school resource policies work in different contexts and help countries exchange best practices and learn from one another.


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News and Events

Save the dates

webinar will be organised on Thursday 14 November 2019, 15:00 - 16:00 CEST for the launch of the project's third thematic report: Working and Learning Together - Rethinking Human Resource Policies for Schools. 

Join us and register through this link!

The 7th meeting of the Group of National Experts on School Resources will be held at the OECD Boulogne Conference Centre on 22-23 June 2020

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