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ERIC Number: EJ761530
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jun
Pages: 19
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0191-491X
Matching Internal and External Evaluation in an Era of Accountability and School Development: Lessons from a Flemish Perspective
Vanhoof, Jan; Van Petegem, Peter
Studies in Educational Evaluation, v33 n2 p101-119 Jun 2007
Contributions on quality assurance in education often argue that a complementary and integrated relation between internal and external evaluation of schools would be advisable. This article sets out to investigate what role internal evaluation should--or could--fulfil in relation to external evaluation. It concludes that the arguments for an integration of both are overly positive. The question as to whether accountability and school improvement can be reconciled is indeed a complex one and requires a carefully qualified answer. Looking at some Flemish experiences, we set out a scenario that provokes reflection.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Belgium