ERIC Number: ED417621
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan. An Evaluation Framework for the Plan (Performance Indicators, Data Requirements, and Reporting).
Berry, John W.
This document delineates an evaluation framework developed for the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) of Great Britain. Three separate instruments were recommended: (1) a report that describes the plan, highlights the past year's activity, and summarizes important data; (2) a triennial report that incorporates a modified version of the data sets of the current year's annual report, analyzes longer-term trends, and responds to the needs of ministers of education and administrators; and (3) a centralized tracking system for scholars that permits evaluation of the long-term impact of the plan. The report identifies data requirements needed for CSFP evaluation, along with data management and reporting issues. An evaluation framework chart identifies evaluation issues, indicators, and data sources relevant to program objectives (achievement of the plans's overall objectives and objectives pertinent to evaluating the effectiveness and efficiency of operations and outcomes of the awarding countries and nominating countries). Appended materials include definitions of terms of reference, a bibliography, a list of organizations consulted, a list of acronyms and abbreviations, suggested contents for the annual and triennial reports, suggested data fields for the CSFP alumni database. (SW)
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Evaluation Criteria, Fellowships, Financial Aid Applicants, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Information Needs, Management Information Systems, Program Administration, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Recordkeeping, Scholarships, Trend Analysis
Commonwealth Secretariat, Education Department, Human Resource Development Division, Marlborough House, Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5HX, England, United Kingdom.
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commonwealth Secretariat, London (England).