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The politics of evaluationParticipation and policy implementation$
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David Taylor and Susan Balloch

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9781861346063

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861346063.001.0001

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Learning the art of evaluation: presume the presence of politics

Learning the art of evaluation: presume the presence of politics

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(p.239) Fifteen Learning the art of evaluation: presume the presence of politics
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The politics of evaluation
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Georgie Parry-Crooke

Cathy Sullivan

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Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861346063.003.0016

This chapter endorses the view that every action is a political act, political in the sense that there is continuing competition for status among the clients of an evaluation. It determines where politics finds expression in a student's learning environment. It discusses that the politics of evaluation represents more than a single and tokenistic topic and underpins every aspect of evaluation from commissioning, design, and delivery through to dissemination.

Keywords:   learning, evaluation, politics, learning environment, commissioning, design, dissemination

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