Strengthening holistic learning outcome measurement systems in emergencies and protracted crises: Colombia and Peru - Diagnostic Report for Colombia

Robust monitoring and evaluation systems that are capable of generating valid, reliable, and fair data are essential for decision-making. Supported by Education Cannot Wait, researchers from NYU Global TIES for Children and the Universidad de los Andes sought to identify the strengths, challenges, and gaps within the Colombian and Peruvian monitoring and evaluation systems for holistic educational outcomes. To deepen their understanding of the (mis)alignments in the education systems, they created the Holistic Learning Assessments Systems (HOLAS) framework. Based on this framework, they conducted a mixed-method systems analysis to assess the extent to which assessments, data, and evidence (information) were aligned with foundational curricular and standards (goals) and key resources (supports) within and across stakeholders at different levels of the education system.

This diagnostic report summarizes the methodology and results of the systems analysis in Colombia, and provides a series of recommendations to strengthen the coherence of the Peruvian educational monitoring and evaluation systems for holistic learning outcomes.

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NYU Global TIES for Children
Universidad de los Andes

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Olga Lucía González Beltrán, Camilo O Moreno Romero, Andrés Elías Molano Flechas, Carly Tubbs Dolan, Lucero Ramírez Varela, María Camila Jimenez Nicholls, Francisco Cardozo, Roxane Caires, Evelyn Seminario, Pía Madanes Quintanilla, Sergio Ozoria Ramírez, Abiraahmi Shankar and Karolina Lajch


Learning Assessment
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