Governance and accountability: a role for social accountants in the sustainable school

John Fenwick, Janice McMillan, Jane Gibbon

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Abstract

Alongside formal systems of governance in secondary education there are important informal relationships of accountability among key stakeholders, organized around voluntary obligation in the public interest. Developing these accountabilities enhances sustainability. This article argues that social accounting, when firmly rooted in the values of the school community, can be a valuable tool in developing accountability and a practical means of enhancing sustainability
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)353-360
JournalPublic Money & Management
Volume28
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2008

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