Showing the way

4th February 2000 at 00:00
THE SCOTTISH inspectorate's approach to self-evaluation in How Good is Our School? has sold 1000 copies in three German states and is now on its second print-run. In Geneva, 17 schools are using the Scottish approach. Germany and Switzerland are involved with Scotland in an international project funded by the German-based Bertelsmann Foundation in which 7 schools from eight countries have linked up to promote innovative schools as a way of raising standards.

Marga Proehl, the foundation's vice-president, told a conference on the project in Edinburgh last Friday that, when they discovered the Scotland had developed a methodology for tracking performance, they thought "Hey this is great."

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