Training programs evaluation for educational supervisors in Oman

Al-Hosni, Z.A.K. and Hoque, K.E. and Idris, A.R. and Othman, Abdul Jalil (2013) Training programs evaluation for educational supervisors in Oman. International Journal of Learning & Development, 3 (4). pp. 64-77. ISSN 2164-4063

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Abstract

In today's organizations training is one of the major parts of human resource development (HRD), but training is incomplete until and unless evaluation has taken place, however several previous studies in universal context shows that there is gap in evaluation training programs. In line with this aim, this study had the effort to investigate the perceptions of educational supervisors (ES) concerning current practice in evaluating training programs (ETP) of ES by Ministry of Education (MOE) in Oman. This paper adopted qualitative approach; using multiple- case study design in which data were collected through interviews, also observations and documents review to supplement interview data. The participants in this study were training providers, training evaluators, trainers, direct superiors, and trainees. Data revealed that respondents expressed different views regarding current practice in ETP of ES by MOE, Oman. Most of the interviewees' reflected that existing ETP still not implemented to its full capacity and the appeared that evaluation faced many challenges to get planning, short-terms, and long-terms evaluation resulted; The participants expressed variety recommendations and suggestions to overcome the current weakness and the shortcoming of evaluation performance practice by MOE.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Training programs; Educational supervisors; Evaluation; Oman
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions: Faculty of Education
Depositing User: Ms. Norhamizah Tamizi
Date Deposited: 20 Mar 2014 01:45
Last Modified: 31 May 2019 05:24
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/9568

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