The principal aims of this Policy are also integral to the supporting documents, the guidelines and criteria.
They are to:
(a) Moderate externally, on a sampling basis, the results of self-evaluation carried out by the schools.
(b) Evaluate the effectiveness of a school in terms of the national goals, using national criteria.
(c) Increase the level of accountability within the education system.
(d) Strengthen the support given to schools by district professional support services.
(e) Provide feedback to all stakeholders as a means of achieving continuous school improvement.
(f) Identify aspects of excellence within the system which will serve as models of good practice.
(g) Identify the aspects of effective schools and improve the general understanding of what factors create effective schools.