An analysis of the legal and regulatory framework for corporate governance in secondary schools in Uganda.
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Corporate governance in education institutions focuses on the process under which they are organized and managed and how the administrators meet their responsibilities. Secondary schools play an important role and therefore must be compliant with the code of good practice whenever necessary in order to control risk and disorderly operations.Such schools need to comply with relevant corporate governance standards to ensure they are properly managed and all interests of stakeholders are protected. This research seeks to assess corporate governance practices among secondary schools in Uganda and assess mechanisms for enforcing compliance.This research aims at investigating corporate governance in education institutions with specific reference to secondary schools in Uganda. Every school must be run in a manner stipulated in the Education Act of 2008 and those entrusted with authority to govern the schools need to observe basic governance principles over and above the basic skills and competencies required. A good school governance system requires a balance of stakeholder interests and expectations flourishing partnership, based on mutual interest and mutual confidence, between the many constituencies that make up and support the school. The research finds this vital for any school to perform well.