Program Quality

Decorative image for Resource Profile From Ghost Systems to Host Systems via Transformation Zones

From Ghost Systems to Host Systems via Transformation Zones

2012

This policy brief focuses on the convergence of advances in implementation, organization change, and system reinvention science and practice towards effective and efficient changes in large education and human service systems.

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Implementing Literacy Programs to Improve Student Achievement

2012

This policy brief focuses on the development of an implementation infrastructure that encourages teachers to use education innovations and evidence-based practices in their daily interactions with students.

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Decorative image for Resource Profile Program Improvement: Using the Equipped for the Future Approach to Quality

Program Improvement: Using the Equipped for the Future Approach to Quality

2004

Equipped for the Future (EFF) is a standards-based approach to reform in the adult literacy education system. This handbook is designed to help community-based organizations that provide adult education to improve their program quality. The handbook identifies four phases of program improvement and includes tools and other resources to support the process.

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Education Criteria for Performance Excellence 2009-2010

2009

The Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence provide a systems perspective for understanding performance management.

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Decorative image for Resource Profile An Evidence-based Adult Education Program Model Appropriate for Research

An Evidence-based Adult Education Program Model Appropriate for Research

2006

This paper describes program models and related elements which researchers and practitioners might use to identify and evaluate effective interventions in adult education programs.  

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Decorative image for Resource Profile Achieving Adult Education Program Quality: A Review of Systematic Approaches to Program Improvement

Achieving Adult Education Program Quality: A Review of Systematic Approaches to Program Improvement

2007

The authors of this product provide a background of how quality efforts in adult education evolved and discuss the significance of the National Literacy Act of 1991 and the Workforce Investment Act of 1998.

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