Teacher Evaluation: Lessons from other countries

08 Sep 2015, by Admin
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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.