One of the key concerns to emerge from the education reform movement of the last decade has been that of improving the performance of educational personnel subsequently, as performance expectations of teachers, administrators and other professional personnel have been highlighted, so has the need for high quality performance evaluation system. And despite the centrality of personnel evaluation to organizational effectiveness the joint committee on standards for educational evaluation found that educational organizations have frequently been in effective in developing and conducting evaluation system.
The evaluation standards are meant to contribute to the professionalization of evaluation. It enhances the credibility, quality and trust worthiness of evaluation.
Evaluation in education is the process of judging the effectiveness of educational experience through careful appraisal, It involves measurement but it is different from it. Measurement is appraisal in terms of a fixed standard whereas evaluation implies the use of relative and flexible standards.
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Khurshid Jamadar. Competency based Nursing Evaluation. Int. J. Adv. Nur. Management 1(1): Oct.- Dec., 2013; Page 15-17.