ERIC Number: ED306431
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Performance Indicators in TAFE.
Intended for policymakers, administrators, and others involved in determining how the efficiency and effectiveness of technical and further education (TAFE) should be measured, this monograph contains the following sections: (1) "Introduction," including a explanation of the origins of the push for performance indicators and the response to it; (2) "A Case for Performance Indicators? Some Conceptual Issues," which discusses cost-effectiveness and the role of performance indicators; (3) "What Are Performance Indicators? Some Definitions," including the relationship between performance indicators and program evaluation and validation; (4) "Four Factors to be Considered in Developing Performance Indicators," which explains the political, financial, administrative, and educational factors; (5) "Some Performance Indicators," with examples of those that indicate effectiveness and those that indicate efficiency; (6) "Performance Indicators--Some Issues and Concerns"; and (7) "Some Conclusions." A list of 44 references concludes the document. (CML)
Descriptors: Accountability, Adult Education, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries, Measurement Techniques, Postsecondary Education, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Program Validation, Summative Evaluation
Nelson Wadsworth, P.O. Box 4725, Melbourne, Victoria 3001, Australia.
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: TAFE National Centre for Research and Development, Payneham (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia