Teacher Evaluation: Lessons from other countries08 Sep 2015, by
Research has identified effective teachers as the most critical factor in determining student achievement. Countries around the world have focused on teacher evaluation as a process that can be used to both assess and improve teacher effectiveness, through strengthening accountability and supporting the professional development of teachers. In South Africa this is a pressing issue.
This CDE publication is based on research that explores the connection between teacher evaluation, teacher effectiveness and student achievement across a wide range of countries. It reveals different approaches, common trends, best practice, important debates and valuable lessons for South Africa.