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An evaluation framework for sustaining the impact of educational development

Hashimoto, Kazuaki, Pillay, Hitendra K., & Hudson, Peter B. (2010) An evaluation framework for sustaining the impact of educational development. Studies in Educational Evaluation, 36(3), pp. 101-110.

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    Notwithstanding significant efforts by international aid agencies, aid ineffectiveness became apparent in 1990s as the impact of continued development intervention did not endure the expected outcomes. Conventional monitoring and evaluation by those agencies is critiqued for focusing on measuring project outcomes and giving little attention to aspects of sustainability. As a result, devising a rigorous evaluation framework for educational development has been sought in light of recent paradigm shifts in international development. This paper reports on a case study of an Egyptian educational development project highlighting the importance of transforming the evaluation procedures to process evaluation so as to enhance project impact and longevity. This requires building evaluation capacity of the aid recipient country.

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    ID Code: 40771
    Item Type: Journal Article
    Keywords: Process evaluation, Sustainability, Educational development, Capacity development
    DOI: 10.1016/j.stueduc.2010.12.002
    ISSN: 0191-491X
    Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Cultural & Professional Learning
    Current > Schools > School of Curriculum
    Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
    Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 Elsevier
    Deposited On: 17 Mar 2011 08:25
    Last Modified: 25 Mar 2013 18:22

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