Exploring Politics, Accountability and Evaluation Use in the Mexican Federal Government Education Programs. Gabriela Pérez Yarahuán Universidad Iberoamericana. Motivation. Late 1990’s – 2000’s political changes leading to democratization in Mexico.
Exploring Politics, Accountability and Evaluation Use in the Mexican Federal Government Education ProgramsGabriela Pérez Yarahuán Universidad Iberoamericana
Types of use
Determinants of use
Quality and credibility of evaluation studies
Communication and publication practice
Applicability and relevance of findings
Unit responsible for evaluation
Availability of other sources of information
Personal characteristics of policy decision makers
Commitment or receptiveness to evaluation.
(Weiss 2008; Chelimsky 2006; Rossi and Freeman 2004; Pitman, Feinstein, and Ingram 2005; Cousins and Leithwood 1986; Patton 1997; Weiss 1999; Marra 2000; Balthasar's 2008)
Aspects such as the communication and publication practice of evaluation results are present, as well as the intention to make evaluations have more applicability and relevance of findings.
LGDS and LFPRH
First Annual Evaluation Program was issued in 2007.
“Consistency and Results Evaluation” .
Mechanism to follow up on recommendations.
Specific Performance Evaluation implemented.