Appendix 1: The evaluation framework

Table 1: Evaluation framework

Evaluation Focus

Level of the school

Evaluation Question

Categories used to describe practice

Teaching as Inquiry


To what extent do this school’s systems and self-review processes guide, inform and support teachers to inquire into their practice?

Highly informative and supportive

Somewhat informative and supportive

Minimally informative and supportive

Not informative and supportive

Teaching as Inquiry


To what extent do teachers inquire into the impact of their teaching on students?

High levels of inquiry

Some levels of inquiry

Minimal levels of inquiry

No evidence of inquiry