Attitude towards school self-evaluation and perception of effects in the school: A study on self-evaluation team members

Journal title RIV Rassegna Italiana di Valutazione
Author/s Stefania Sette, Paola Bianco, Simone Russo, Donatella Poliandri, Graziana Epifani
Publishing Year 2019 Issue 2018/71-72 Language Italian
Pages 18 P. 258-275 File size 448 KB
DOI 10.3280/RIV2018-071013
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The school self-evaluation plays a relevant role on the school improvement when the school team has a positive attitude towards school self-evaluation. The aim was to understand the link between the attitude towards school self-evaluation and the effects of school self-evaluation at the end of process. Participants were 532 school principals (Mage=56.12) and 2625 selfevaluation team members (Mage=51.47) of 680 schools. School principals and self-evaluation team members completed a questionnaire on the attitudes towards school self-evaluation and the effects of school selfevaluation. Results from the multilevel regression analysis showed that the effects of school self-evaluation are influenced not only by the attitude towards school self-evaluation of each self-evaluation team member but also by the mean attitude of the overall school self-evaluation team. In conclusion, a positive attitude towards school self-evaluation represents a precondition for school improvement.

Keywords: Attitude towards School Self-Evaluation; Perception of Effects of Self-Evaluation; Self-Evaluation Team Members; School Principal; Teacher.

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Stefania Sette, Paola Bianco, Simone Russo, Donatella Poliandri, Graziana Epifani, Atteggiamento verso l’autovalutazione e percezione degli effetti sulla scuola: uno studio sui membri dei nuclei di autovalutazione in "RIV Rassegna Italiana di Valutazione" 71-72/2018, pp 258-275, DOI: 10.3280/RIV2018-071013