Post date: Apr 7, 2014 11:05:02 AM


REG NO: BSU/VTE/12/3741

VTE 702



1. What principles best define curriculum evaluation in TVET?


The principles best define curriculum evaluation in technical and vocational education may be defined as the assessment of the merit and worth of a program of studies, a field of study, or a course of study.


2. What curriculum evaluation models are most effectives for TVET


Curriculum evaluation model which are most effective for TVET are:

Firstly, Goal oriented model which focuses on learner progress and programmed effectiveness.

Secondly, goal free model focuses on unintended programmed effects. Thirdly, decision based model which focuses on content, inputs, processes and products.

Fourthly, developmental stages model focuses on assessing, planning improving and judging.

These models conceptualize the field, provide a working vocabulary and define evaluation, task.


3. What criteria should be used to develop a curriculum evaluation model in TVET


The curriculum evaluation models were proposed by many experts such as Stake, Scriven, Eisner and Worthen. The experts came out with an effective curriculum evaluation model which does the following:

i. Is goal oriented, emphasizing objectives and out comes.

ii. Makes useful distinctions between merit and worth.

iii. Can be implemented without making inordinate demands upon district resources.

iv. Uses both quantitative and qualitative method s for gathering and analyzing data

v. Is sensitive to and makes provisions for assessing the special context for the curriculum.

vi. Makes provision for assessing all significant aspects of curriculum that is the written, the taught, the supported, the tested, and the learned curricula.

vii. Pays due attention to and makes provisions for assessing formative aspects of evaluation.

viii. Presents findings in reports responsible to the special needs of several audiences.

ix. Can be applied to all levels of curriculum that is programs of study fields of study, coursed of study.

x. Is sensitive to and make provisions for assessing the aesthetic aspect of the curriculum.


4. How can learning experiences be organized for effective instruction in TVET


The learning experiences can be organized for effective instruction in TVET through evaluation a field of study. The process of evaluating a field of study includes five important phases:

i. Firstly, preparing for the evaluation

ii. Secondly assessing the context.

iii. Thirdly identifying the evaluation issues.

iv. Fourthly, developing the evaluation design and

v. Fifthly, implementing the evaluation design.

Preparing for the evaluation: There are three major straps for preparations for the evaluation, namely; setting the project parameter, setting the project director and the evaluation task force and preparing the evaluation documents,

Assessing the Context: the next stage in a comprehensive evaluation of a field of study is to assess the context.


5. How can the effectiveness of learning experiences in TVET be evaluated


The effectiveness of learning experiences in TVET can be evaluated therough implementing the evaluating Design, the evaluation team can move expeditiously to implement the design and report the results. It should be noted that two issues should be stressed.

i. Firstly, the implementation , process should be flexible, if additional data source become apparent.

ii. Secondly, the results should be reported in ways that will accommodate the special needs of the several audiences. Throughout the entire evaluation process the focus for administrators should be on combining appropriate strategies with measureable results indicating positive correlation with teaching and learning.


6. How can a field of study be evaluated?


A field of study can be evaluating through electronic testing and data analysis approach.


7. How can effective teaching in TVET be identified?


An effective teaching in TVET can be identified through teaching test and evaluative process.