The Possibilities for Appraising Teachers’ Performance in the Perspective of Educational Policy and Organisational Culture

  • Reelika Irs University of Tartu
  • Kulno Türk University of Tartu
  • Maaja Vadi University of Tartu
Keywords: performance, performance management, appraisal, evaluation, organisational culture, effectiveness, education, educational policy

Abstract

With the view to raising the effectiveness of Estonian educational system, new course concerning schools’ and pupils’ individual development must be taken. It can be achieved through performance management, which also generates the need to appraise schools’ and teachers’ performance. The purpose of this article is to bring out the opportunities for appraising schools’ and teachers’ performance in Estonian general education schools in a perspective of organizational culture and educational policy. On the assumption of teachers’ main activities the authors grouped evaluation criteria into activities connected to school management and activities connected to educational process. Teachers’ appraisal criteria a brought out in three main themes: teachers’ personal characteristics, learning process and learning environment and school management and development. The authors also debate over the Estonian educational policy.
How to Cite
Irs, R., Türk, K., & Vadi, M. (1). The Possibilities for Appraising Teachers’ Performance in the Perspective of Educational Policy and Organisational Culture. Estonian Discussions on Economic Policy, 17. https://doi.org/10.15157/tpep.v17i0.907
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