Share Paper: The School Inspection and Evaluation (SSE-Irtiqaa) Process in Abu Dhabi: A Case-Study in Data-Driven Leadership and Management

  1. David Litz, Emirates College for Advanced Education, United Arab Emirates
  2. Allison Smith, CMHS UAE University, United Arab Emirates
  3. Rida Blaik Hourani, Emirates College for Advanced Education, United Arab Emirates
Tuesday, June 25 6:00 PM-7:30 PM Koepelzaal

Abstract: In recent years, the Emirate of Abu Dhabi has been characterized by ambitious educational reforms. One of these changes has included the introduction of a school evaluation framework (SSE- Irtiqaa) that is designed to investigate schools’ various levels of performance. Results of the evaluations are given to the schools, which are then expected to provide improvements and work toward increasing their overall standing. School evaluations also work towards supporting the core goals of transparency, integrity, cooperation, partnership, and commitment to high quality of education, and are useful for providing data for policy making at the highest levels. This poster demonstration ...