ILS0014 - Introduction to Programme Evaluation

Course Synopsis

There is a pressing need for teaching professional to evaluate an education programme (curriculum, course, lesson or a particular intervention) with empirical evidence so as to determine the strength and area for improvement for the programme. This course will cover the rationale of conducting programme evaluation, evaluation approaches and models, the procedures for planning, conducting and using evaluations in educational setting, instrument design for evaluation, the data collection and analysis for evaluation.

Learning Dimensions:

  • Deepening Knowledge and Practice in Academic Curriculum
  • Deepening Knowledge and Practice in Student Development Curriculum

The participants will be introduced to the principles of programme evaluation.

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:

  1. Explain the rationale of conducting program evaluation
  2. Describe different evaluation models by identifying their strengths and limitations;
  3. Discuss the procedures for planning, conducting and using evaluations;
  4. Design an evaluation plan that is based on the appropriate applications of evaluation models and methods.


  1. Overview of Programme Evaluation

  2. Practical guidelines in programme evaluations

  3. Evaluation approaches and models


  1. Procedures for planning, conducting and using evaluations

  2. Collecting/Analysing Evaluation Data

Professionals working on professional education
To be confirmed.

MOE Participants
Non-MOE Participants 
 Standard Fees
 S$ 74.90S$ 411.95

*All fees are subject to $1 copyright fee.

Applicants will be notified of the results of their applications via e-mail.

Please read the instructions below carefully before completing the application form.

Upon confirmation, payment is required for all courses. Payment should only be made after the course placement letter has been sent to participants to confirm the application. Cancellations/withdrawals are not allowed. However, a replacement may be sent to attend the same course.

Payment through GIRO/IFAAS

NIE will proceed to invoice the respective schools, and they can make payment through GIRO or IFAAS. The amount payable should be credited into the NIE bank account number 518-041272-001.

Payment by Cheque

Please submit the cheque together with the application form. Cheque should be made payable to “National Institute of Education” and participant(s)’ name and course(s) clearly indicated on the reverse of the cheque.

Please mail to: Office of Graduate Studies
and Professional Learning
National Institute of Education
1 Nanyang Walk, S(637616 )
Attn: Mr Azmi Bin Shamsudin


NIE will acknowledge receipt of the application form through email within one week. The course placement letter will be emailed to applicants who have been successfully placed in a course and upon course confirmation.


Please note that NIE reserves the right to replace an instructor for a course if the lecturer is unable to teach the course due to unforeseen circumstances. No refund of the course fee will be made to participants.

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