INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATIONAL PLANNING
7a i). Analyze the concept of Educational Planning in the teaching process today
A plan is a document depicting Policy or showing the direction or processes to be used in accomplishing a project. A plan is like a map showing the routes, obstacles, facts etc of an ara. A plan can also be said to be a recommended future course of action. It is a guide to achieving previously established objectives in an optimum manner and by use of an orderly sequence of steps. Planning is future-oriented and basically, entails laying strategies for future action.
Is a document depicting
- Direction or processes to be sued in accomplishing a project
Is like a map showing the routes, obstacles, facts etc of an area. A plan can also be said to be a recommended future course of action. It is a guide to achieving previously established objectives in an optimum manner and by use of an orderly sequence of steps.
It is a process of making a set of decisions for future action
It is the intellectual anticipation of possible future situations, selection of desirable situations to be achieved (objectives) and the determination of relevant actions that need to be taken in order to reach those objectives at a reasonable cost
FUNCTIONS OF PLANNING
Carried out by politicians, influential politicians and sometimes professional. In Kenya this function is carried out by the cabinet in union with professionals (PSs)
Concerned with goal setting and approval.
Carried out by planners or technocrats trained in statics and in social sciences. Focuses on the formation of plans, identification of targets, and evaluation of required resources
Deals with quantitative and qualitative aspects of education.g. provision of teaching facilities, qualified teachers, building educational facilities. Finances (recurrent and Development)
Refers actualizing the theory.e. fulfilling the targets
This is done by administrators of the system both national, provincial, district, county
It is the most difficult function in the planning
Involves discovery of discrepancies between actual and planned achievement
Establish errors and problems
Modification of the plan