Integrated Quality Management System
PERFORMANCE STANDARD : 1. CREATION OF A POSITIVE ENVIRONMENT
EXPECTATION: The educator creates a positive learning environment that enables the learners to participate actively and to achieve success in the learning process
QUESTION: Does the educator create a suitable environment and climate for learning and teaching?
- (a) Learning Space;
- (b) Learner involvement;
- (c) Discipline;
- (d) Diversity
PERFORMANCE STANDARD : 2.KNOWLEDGE OF CURRICULUM AND LEARNING PROGRAMMES
EXPECTATION: The educator possesses appropriate content knowledge which is demonstrated in the creation of a meaningful learning experiences.
QUESTION: Does the educator demonstrate adequate knowledge of the learning area or subject and does he/she use this knowledge effectively to create meaningful experiences for learners?
- (a) Knowledge of learning area;
- (b) Skills;
- (c) Goal Setting;
- (d) Involvement in learning programmes
PERFORMANCE STANDARD : 3. LESSON PLANNING PREPERATION AND PRESENTATION
EXPECTATION: The educator demonstrates competence in planning preparation, presentation and management of learning programmes.
QUESTION: Is lesson planning clear, logical and sequential and is there evidence that individual lesson fit into a broader learning programme?
- (a) Planning;
- (b) Presentation;
- (c) Recording;
- (d) Management of learning Programmes
PERFORMANCE STANDARD : 4. LEARNER ASSESSMENT/ACHIEVEMENT
EXPECTATION: The educator demonstrates competence in monitoring and assessing learner progress and achievement.
QUESTION: Is assessment used in order to promote teaching and learning?
- (a) Feedback to learners;
- (b) Knowledge of assessment techniques;
- (c) Application of techniques;
- (d) Record keeping
PERFORMANCE STANDARD : 5. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN FIELD OF WORK/CAREER AND PARTICIPATION IN PROFESSIONAL BODIES
EXPECTATION: The educator engages in professional development activities which are demonstrated in his willingness to acquire new knowledge and additional skills.
QUESTION: Does the educator participate in professional growth activities?
- (a) Participation in professional development;
- (b) Participation in professional bodies;
- (c) Knowledge of education issues;
- (d) Attitude to professional development
PERFORMANCE STANDARD : 6. HUMAN RELATIONS AND CONTRIBUTION TO SCHOOL DEVELOPMENT
EXPECTATION: The educator engages in appropriate interpersonal relationships with learners, parents and staff and contributes to the development of the school.
QUESTION: Does the educator create and maintain sound human relations with colleagues and learners?
- (a) Learners needs;
- (b) Human relationship skills;
- (c) Interaction;
- (d) Co-operation
PERFORMANCE STANDARD : 7. EXTRA-CURRICULAR AND C0-CURRICULAR PARTICIPATION
EXPECTATION: Educator participates in extra-curricular and co-curricular activities in such a way that it supplements the learning process and leads to the holistic development of learners.
QUESTION: Does the educator participate in extra curricular and co-curricular activities and is s/he involved with the administration of these activities?
- (a) Involvement;
- (b) Holistic development;
- (c) Leadership and coaching;
- (d) Organisation and administration
PERFORMANCE STANDARD : 8. ADMINISTRATION OF RESOURCES AND RECORDS
EXPECTATION: Educator administers resources and records in an effective and efficient manner to enable the smooth functioning of the institution.
QUESTION: Does the quality of administration contribute to building an effective institution?
- (a) Utilisation of resources;
- (b) Instructions;
- (c) Record keeping;
- (d) Maintenance of infrastructure;
- (e) Circulars
PERFORMANCE STANDARD : 9. PERSONNEL
EXPECTATION: Manages and develops personnel in such a way that the vision and mission of the institution are accomplished.
QUESTION: Does s/he manage staff by applying the principles of democracy?
- (a) Pastoral Care;
- (b) Staff development;
- (c) Provision of leadership;
- (d) Building commitment and confidence
PERFORMANCE STANDARD : 10. DECISION MAKING AND ACCOUNTABILITY
EXPECTATION: The educator establishes procedures that enable democratic decision-making and accountability within the institution.
QUESTION: Does the educator establish structures that enable/ensure active participation by all stakeholders in decision making processes and are there clear lines of accountability?
- (a) Stakeholder involvement;
- (b) Decision making;
- (c) Accountability/responsibility;
- (d) Motivation
- (e) Objectivity/ fairness
PERFORMANCE STANDARD : 11. LEADERSHIP, COMMUNICATION AND SERVICING THE GOVERNING BODY
EXPECTATION: The educator demonstrates/has well-developed leadership qualities.
QUESTION: Is the educator able to take the lead and act decisively in terms of properties and opportunities?
- (a) Leadership;
- (b) Support;
- (c) Communication;
- (d) Systems
- (e) Commitment and confidence
- (f) Initiative, creative
PERFORMANCE STANDARD : 12. STRATEGIC PLANNING, FINANCIAL PLANNING AND EMD
EXPECTATION: The educator displays competence in planning and education management development.
QUESTION: Does the manager administer the different management processes efficiently and effectively?
- (a) Strategic planning;
- (b) Financial planning;
- (c) Project management;
- (d) Communication
CRITERIA: (a) Strategic planning; (b) Financial planning; (c) Project management; (d) Communication