ERIC Number: ED333011
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
The Evaluation of Educational Programmes: Methods, Uses and Benefits. Part A, Volume 24. Report of the Educational Research Workshop (North Berwick, Scotland, November 22-25, 1988).
Scottish Council for Research in Education.
An introductory report, six commissioned papers, and four selected background reports presented at the North Berwick Workshop, one of a series of educational research meetings sponsored by the Council of Europe, are provided. The Workshop brought together research workers and educational administrators from different countries to: review evaluation activities in participating countries; analyze approaches to evaluation; discuss possibilities of European cooperation; and develop guidelines for evaluation methods. The following countries were represented at the Workshop: Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, West Germany, Greece, Iceland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. The papers include: (1) "Rapporteur's Report" (J. Nisbet); (2) "Evaluation from Both Sides of the Same Fence: A Case Study of the Evaluation of the Technical and Vocational Education Initiative" (H. Black and G. Deakins); (3) "Evaluations: Limiting the Damage Done" (M. Jansen); (4) "Evaluation and the Reform of Schools" (H. Simons): (5) "A Structure for Evaluation To Meet the Needs of a Decentralised Reform Strategy in Upper Secondary Education in Sweden" (L. Johansson); (6) "How Are Evaluations Used Today?" (A. Hussenet); (7) "The Uses of Evaluation" (R. S. Long); (8) "Evaluation of Educational Programmes in Austria" (F. Weyermuller); (9) "Evaluation of Educational Programmes: State of the Art in the Netherlands" (W. Th. J. G. Hoeben); (10) "Norwegian Report" (T. Tiller and O. Briseid); and (11) "Spanish Experience with Evaluation in the Educational Field" (M. A. Page). An annotated bibliography, organized by country, and a list of participants are included. (SLD)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Cooperation, Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Change, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Evaluation Utilization, Foreign Countries, International Studies, Program Evaluation, Vocational Education, Workshops
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Council of Europe, Strasbourg (France).
Authoring Institution: Scottish Council for Research in Education.