OECD Reviews of Evaluation and Assessment in Education: Portugal 2012

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This book provides, from an international perspective, an independent analysis of major issues facing the educational evaluation and assessment framework, current policy initiatives, and possible future approaches in Portugal.



Composition of the review team

Graham Donaldson published his report Teaching Scotland’s Future – A Report of a Review of Teacher Education in Scotland in January 2011. This Review was undertaken on behalf of the Scottish Government. Graham was Her Majesty’s Senior Chief Inspector of Education from 2002 to 2010 in Scotland. In that role, he was Chief Executive of HM Inspectorate of Education and Chief Professional Adviser to the Scottish Government on all aspects of education outside the university sector. Graham began his teaching career in 1970 and taught in schools in Glasgow and Dunbartonshire. He worked as a Curriculum Evaluator for the Consultative Committee on the Curriculum. During this period, he was seconded to BP to review links between education and industry. His report, Industry and Scottish Schools, was published in 1981. He became an HM Inspector in 1983. Graham is the current President of the Standing International Conference of Inspectorates (SICI) which has 29 member inspectorates from across Europe. Graham was awarded a CB for his services to education in the 2009 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.


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