Trust-Based Evaluation in a Market-Oriented School System

Reprint No. 2019:8

Author(s): Jonas VlachosYear: 2019 Title: Neoliberalism and Market Forces in Education: Lessons from Sweden Chapter: 15Editor(s): Magnus Dahlstedt and Andreas FejesPublisher: RoutledgeCity: London and New York Pages: 212–230
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In Sweden, a trust-based evaluation system meets a market-oriented school system which allows liberal entry conditions to voucher-funded private providers, several of which are for-profit corporations. The purpose of this chapter is to analyze how different providers respond to a system where teachers and schools are given a high degree of discretion with respect to school performance evaluation.

Vlachos, Jonas (2019), "Trust-Based Evaluation in a Market-Oriented School System". Chapter 15, pp. 212–230 in Magnus Dahlstedt and Andreas Fejes, eds., Neoliberalism and Market Forces in Education: Lessons from Sweden. London and New York: Routledge.

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