Resource Management Division
The Resource Management Division provides operational and capital funding for school districts and monitors financial accountability and compliance of boards of education. The Division also provides a wide range of financial support services to the Ministry.
The Division is comprised of several branches and program areas:
- The Capital Management Branch assists boards of education with the development of their long-term capital plans and allocates funding for improving or expanding B.C.'s public schools. The branch also presents public school capital needs to government and manages government’s Seismic Mitigation Program.
- The Funding and Compliance Branch develops and maintains an equitable funding formula for the public Kindergarten to Grade 12 education system. This branch develops and conducts annual compliance audits of school districts to ensure that public education funds are being used for their intended purposes.
- The Financial Services Branch provides the financial support functions that enable the Ministry of Education to operate its programs and achieve its business objectives. This includes budgets, accounting, reporting, transaction processing, systems, procurement, contract management, policy, and decision support.