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School Profile and Management of Miscellaneous and Other Operating Expenses (MOOE) of the Elementary Schools in Irosin District

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 6)

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Page : 336-340

Keywords : School Profile; Management; Operating Expenses; MOOE; Elementary School; Irosin;

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The study aimed to determine the school profile and management of Miscellaneous and Other Operating Expenses (MOOE) of the elementary schools in Irosin District for school year 2016-2017 to 2018-2019. It used the descriptive-survey method since a questionnaire was devised in gathering the primary data as reflected in the problem. The respondents were the school heads (principals, head teachers, of all the public elementary schools in Irosin District. The statistical tools utilized were frequency count, percentage, weighted mean, and ranking. The findings revealed that the respondent-schools have varied number of enrollees and annual expenditures while the number of classrooms and teachers from school year 2016-2017 to 2018-2019. Then, the school heads implemented the planning and budgeting whereas they highly implemented the controlling of the management of MOOE. Also, the school heads with a greater number of enrollees, classrooms, teachers, and higher annual expenditures usually highly implement the planning, budgeting, and controlling management functions. Similarly, the findings showed that the most critical challenge encountered by the school heads in managing the MOOE is insufficient fund to pay the electric, water and Internet bills. A proposed action plan was crafted to enhance the utilization of MOOE funds by the school heads. This study recommended that the school heads may attend regular training on fiscal management through workshops and seminars; elevate their qualification in educational management and planning for them to be effective and efficient by enrolling for advanced education studies. A regular in-service training for the school heads and their supportive staff be conducted by the relevant government agencies in order to enhance the delivery of services. Moreover, the school heads may lobby to the concerned government officials for the increase of budgetary allocation to the basic education program. Then, they may recognize the roles and su

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