The importance of educational evaluation relies on its aim to ensure the accountability of public schools yo the government and beneficiaries, and contribute to the improvement of quality of education in schools through the collection and analysis of data on school performance. This study highlights various conceptual frameworks and practical methodologies underlying the design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation systems in public education. Using these frameworks, the school supervision system employed in Egyptian primary education and its current challenges are examined and analyzed. The findings of the study have shown that the current system of supervision is a fragmented system that overemphasizes compliance with the MoE rules and regulations relying on appointed personnel limited in number and qualifications at the various levels. Despite the investments in that system, it`s effectiveness in ensuring the compliance of schools or supporting school improvement processes is questionable. Some recommendations for policy makers on how the school supervision system could be enhanced and improved are presented.


Political Science Department

Degree Name

MA in Political Science

Date of Award


Online Submission Date


First Advisor

Ibrahim Elnur

Committee Member 1

Ibrahim Elnur

Committee Member 2

Mariz Tadros

Committee Member 3

Rabab El Mahdi

Document Type



111 leaves

Library of Congress Subject Heading 1


Library of Congress Subject Heading 2



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Call Number

Thesis 2005/103