Tag Archives: evaluation

The many facets of evaluation, in a learning context

The term “evaluation” necessarily asks whether an objective has been met. When talking about learning situations, what are the different aims to be evaluated ? Obviously it is aimed for learners to acquire knowledge & skills, as well as, on a longer term, to become autonomous learners. But implicitly, in a learning situation, teachers (or […]

Evaluation as part of the learning process ?

Evaluation is often considered as an activity independent of learning, that validates, checks the knowledge and the skills that are acquired by students. Recurrent debates ask whether knowledge or skills should be evaluated, which skills and knowledge, how to evaluate them and whether grades are useful or not. Non-standard approaches propose qualitative and multidimensional evaluation, […]

Evaluer l’expérimentation en éducation – Philippe Perrenoud sur l’évaluation des réformes scolaires

Une évaluation rigoureuse d’une situation peut permettre de tirer des conclusions sur les actions à mettre en place. Le Poverty Action Lab mène ainsi avec succès des travaux sur l’efficacité de mesures sociales et économiques pour lutter contre la pauvreté, y compris dans le domaine éducatif. Cette approche se base sur l’existence d’éléments concrets, mesurables et […]