A New Approach to Accountability: Creating Effective Learning Environments for Programs

March 1st, 2012 | RESEARCH

By designing accountability systems that fully embrace the notion of afterschool programs as learning organizations and by using research from organizational development, education, and youth development to create effective learning environments, funders and sponsors can help programs to improve quality—and therefore, to succeed in their goal of achieving better outcomes for young people.


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Team Members

Wendy Surr, Author, Wellesley College


Publication: Afterschool Matters
Volume: 15
Page(s): 38

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Audience: Educators | Teachers | Evaluators | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: Education and learning science | Social science and psychology
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Afterschool Programs | Public Programs