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ERIC Number: EJ901885
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Nov
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 57
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1874-8597
The Evolution and Nature of School Accountability in the Singapore Education System
Ng, Pak Tee
Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, v22 n4 p275-292 Nov 2010
This paper describes and examines the nature and evolution of school accountability in the Singapore Education System. In particular, the different facets of school accountability are examined through a theoretical framework comprising four relatively distinct concepts of accountability as performance reporting; as a technical process; as a political process; and as an institutional process. This paper also examines the issues and challenges faced by schools as they respond to the demands of school accountability.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Singapore