The Ministry of Education Budget 2000-2014: Trends and Issues
Author: Nachum Blass
August 26, 2015
This brief examines the three different types of budgets in the government ministries in Israel and specifically in the Ministry of Education.
Differences between these budgets make planning extremely difficult and point to a lack of transparency in the planning and budgeting process. The main difficulties are in understanding the rationale for the frequent and large budget changes throughout the year. To some extent, these changes serve to turn the budget approved by the Knesset into a meaningless document.