Plano de desenvolvimento da escola (PDE) nas escolas de Dourado / Mato Grosso do Sul: uma proposta (re)centralizadora

by Miguel Falcão, Mary Sylvia

Abstract (Summary)
This research deals with the hypothesis that the Development School Plan (PDE), offeredto be a non centralizing Pedagogic tool, has in its execution an opposite effect in the schooladministration process. The Analytic axe is the relationship between the funds and Education,considering the historical marcs of the year of 1990 and the Educational reforms in Latin Americaand Caribe. These ones were oriented by offices that focus on objectives like rationalism, equalityand efficiency. It focus especially the decentralization policies at school, questioning then, a newway of seeing school and society in this transitory critical time of the capital crisis, whose logical ismarked by the rationality technique and the criteria of flexibility, deregulation and decentralization,as essential elements of educational reforms. They were called neoliberal thesis by Coraggio (1996)and had mechanisms of implantation and common agreement. Thus, this research objective is tooutstand the development of all school plans from these phases of changes as the PDE, aDevelopment School Plan supported by the Mundial Banic and the Brazilian government toimprove school administration in the Northeast, North and mid-west of Brazil. In order tounderstand the school reaction to the Development School Plan, on the investigation in two publicschools in MS in the period of 1999 to 2002 was carried out.It?s a descriptive analytic research about ten different points of views of the developmentschools plan from Education agents of two elementary public schools in the city of Dourados ? MS,that had applied the PDE and accepted to participate of the research. The ten agents had spokenabout implantation, execution and management of the PDE.This research was developed through analyzes of documents given by the localEducational Offices and Central ones as well as through a questionnaire given to the educationalagents responsible for the Development School Plan the data collected in 2005, were organizedusing 5 analyzing keys which were: Participation and commitment of educational agents; Schoolimprovements- Teaching once learning process; Working for the School need; School Autonomy;Bigger decentralization in school decisions.The results show usages of praticies and conceptions of administration concerned toidentified decentralization and centralization measures
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Bibliographical Information:

Advisor:Luciana Maria Giovanni

School:Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo

School Location:Brazil

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:Basic education Elementary school Development School Plan


Date of Publication:08/25/2006

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