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ERIC Number: EJ796593
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 16
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 32
ISSN: ISSN-0968-4883
School Supervision and Evaluation in China: The Shanghai Perspective
Lee, John Chi-kin; Ding, Daoyong; Song, Huan
Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, v16 n2 p148-163 2008
Abstract: Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to discuss recent developments in school developmental supervisory evaluation in the Pudong New Area of Shanghai in the Chinese Mainland. Design/methodology/approach: The main research approach is qualitative, using documentary analysis and interviews of an inspector, principals and teachers from two primary schools. Findings: There were perceived positive and negative impacts of school supervision and evaluation. Originality/value: The paper highlights the implications for fostering a shared school-government community of school supervision and evaluation, promoting a dynamic approach for addressing contextual differences as well as achieving better coherence among educational reform, supervision and evaluation policies. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: China (Shanghai)