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SI43_SI0_Organization and Financing of Education Act_1996

Name of the country Slovenia
Sector Education
Name of the document (original) Zakon o organizaciji in financiranju vzgoje in izobraževanja
Name of the document (English) Organization and Financing of Education Act
Administrative level National
Type of the document Legislation
Year of adoption 1996
Foreseen duration Unlimited
Sector Education
Territorial unit (NUTS/LAU) SI0
Authority Ministry of Education, Science and Sport
Availability in English No
Legally binding Legally binding
SGI coverage SGI/SSGI
Integration as a concept No
Major objectives The Act lists 17 goals of the education and training system in the Republic of Slovenia, with one of them clearly referring to ensure equality in service provision in remote areas i.e. goal 10. »ensuring equal opportunities for education in territories with special development problems« In Slovenia so called “territories with special development problems”, which are as a rule also remote, are a subject of a special decree i.e. Decree on the criteria for defining territories with special development problems, and on the determination of municipalities meeting these criteria.
Short Summary This Act regulates the conditions for the provision and defines management issues and financing of education and training in the areas of:
• Pre-school education,
• Elementary education,
• The education of children, adolescents and young adults with special needs,
• Basic music education,
• Lower and secondary vocational education,
• Secondary technical education,
• General secondary education,
• Higher professional education,
• Education in school dormitories, and
• Adult education.
Centralised/decentralised Not applicable
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