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|Title:||School supervision and evaluation in China: the Shanghai perspective|
|Author(s):||John Chi-kin Lee, (Department of Curriculum and Instruction, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China), Daoyong Ding, (Department of Curriculum and Instruction, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China), Huan Song, (School of Education, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China)|
|Citation:||John Chi-kin Lee, Daoyong Ding, Huan Song, (2008) "School supervision and evaluation in China: the Shanghai perspective", Quality Assurance in Education, Vol. 16 Iss: 2, pp.148 - 163|
|Keywords:||China, Education, Quality assurance, Schools|
|Article type:||Research paper|
|DOI:||10.1108/09684880810868439 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
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.
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