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WHAT IS GOOD GOVERNANCE?
Good governance underpins and supports the mission and the purpose of the institution
Good governance creates a sound, ethical and sustainable strategy, acceptable to the institution as a whole and other key stakeholders
Good governance oversees the implementation of such strategy through well-considered processes and procedures in an open, transparent and honest manner
Good governance is essential to the grant or assertion of autonomy. Boards of Governors by embracing good governance approaches accept, unequivocally, their own collective and individual responsibilities
Good governance is not optional
 
Governance of Technical Education in India: Key Issues, Principles
and Case Studies


World Bank, Working Paper 190

 

 

 

Self-review is a key activity and output of the Good Governance Programme through which institutions can examine their current governance practice. Self-review can be undertaken regularly (for example every 3 -5 years).

Supporting governance development needs of individual governors, governing bodies, institutions and States is a key activity of this and other national and regional initiatives. Another output of the Good Governance Programme is a Governance Development Plan to see how governance development is built into institutional development through clear, timebound action planning.

 

 

Implementing good governance practice is the primary outcome of the Good Governance Programme demonstrated by institutions developing their own governance guidelines which sets out institutional governance practices based on the Good Practice Guide for Governing Bodies. This would include a process and timetable for monitoring and reviewing governance practise.
Sharing experience underpins and supports the Good Governance Programme through good governance learning forums, sharing of institutional case studies of good practice, highlighting common gaps, barriers and issues, and helping institutions to learn from one another.