AbstractsEducation Research & Administration

A self-evaluation and development framework for quality improvement in eight kindergartens in Singapore : a case study

by Har Tshin Chong-Loke

Institution: University of South Australia
Degree: PhD
Year: 2010
Keywords: Evaluation Kindergarten; Self-rating of Kindergarten teachers; Students Self-rating of; kindergartens Singapore 330109 Assessment and Evaluation 330104 Educational Policy, Administration and Management self-evaluation quality improvement
Record ID: 1037753
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This study explores how the eight Singapore kindergartens went through a self-evaluation and development process for quality improvement. Using child involvement, adult engagement and early childhood environmental rating as a proxy for assessing quality, the findings show improvement on child involvement and gains on teachers and principals' capabilities and skills.