Evaluating the effectiveness of networks of schools in Flanders: a multiple level approach

01 October 2010 → 30 June 2014
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund, Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Education curriculum
    • Education systems
    • General pedagogical and educational sciences
    • Specialist studies in education
    • Other pedagogical and educational sciences
stakeholder theory network theory educational policy and administration
Project description

The research evaluates the effectiveness of Flemish networks of schools by operationalizing the framework of Provan and Milward (2001). Effectiveness is evaluated at three levels (network, school and community), consisting of various stakeholders. A mixed method design is used (quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis) and both kind of data are brought together by a comparative analysis.