Performance indicators for TAFE colleges: poison, placebo or panacea?


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Author: Guthrie, Hugh

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TAFE National Centre for Research and Development (Australia)


This paper was delivered at a workshop of the Australian Association of TAFE Principals in January 1990. It assesses what has been happening in the area of educational accountability and performance indicators in the last few years and the likely direction in the short to medium term. It describes what performance indicators are and sets them in context, then looks at some of the issues relevant to their development and use. The use of performance indicators by the Commonwealth, States and Territories are discussed, but the main focus is the use of them at the college level, with...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Evaluation; Performance; Governance; Providers of education and training; Outcomes

Keywords: Performance indicator; Accountability; TAFE; Educational indicator

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Physical description: [13] p.

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Statement of responsibility: Hugh Guthrie

This brief bibliographic record has been incorporated from the database that preceded VOCED.

Resource type: Paper

Document number: TD/TNC 20.15

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