ERIC Number: ED359605
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Quality Assurance in Education: Plans, Targets and Performance Indicators. Current Issues.
Stronach, Ian, Ed.
Issues in ensuring educational quality are examined in this document. Section 1 provides information for developing plans and targets. The following areas are highlighted: school-effectiveness research findings; developments in Scotland to improved educational quality; internal and external evaluation of schools; evaluation criteria; the role of the school development plan; and strategies for school self-evaluation. The second section examines performance indicators, with a focus on the role, characteristics, and types of performance indicators; agencies and organizations involved in developing performance indicators; the indicators produced by Her Majesty's Inspectors; the critical performance indicators; and using performance indicators to best effect. (Contains 16 references.) (LMI)
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Educational Quality, Effective Schools Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Performance, School Effectiveness, Self Evaluation (Groups)
HM Inspectors of Schools, Audit Unit, New St. Andrews House, Room 4/36, Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 3TG, United Kingdom.
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Scottish Office Education Dept., Edinburgh. HM Inspectors of Schools.
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Scotland)