An appraisal system for formative and summative purposes in Hong Kong schools: Who to appraise and who to be appraised

Kim Wan MO, Ping Yan CHOW, See Shing YEUNG, King Por Edwin WONG

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Abstract

In Hong Kong, as a result of an education reform, the School Management Initiative (SMI), which started in 1991, formally introduced a teacher appraisal system to the schools. Whereas some criteria for teacher appraisal have been set up, there has not been any clear guideline as to who is going to use them to appraise whom. Addressing this issue, this chapter is based on two recent studies on the purpose of teacher appraisal and approaches for formative and summative appraisal. The chapter concludes with some suggestions for implementing a teacher appraisal system for achieving formative and summative purposes, paying special attention to the roles of appraisers and appraisees as well as relationship between appraisal and professional development. Copyright © 2005 Nova Science Publishers.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationContemporary teaching and teacher issues
EditorsLinda V. BARNES
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherNova Science
Pages247-259
ISBN (Print)159454221X
Publication statusPublished - 2005

Citation

Mo, K. W., Chow, A. P. Y., Yeung, A. S., & Wong, E. K. P. (2005). An appraisal system for formative and summative purposes in Hong Kong schools: Who to appraise and who to be appraised. In L. V. Barnes (Ed.), Contemporary teaching and teacher issues (pp. 247-259). New York: Nova Science.

Keywords

  • Teacher Education
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development

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