Haute Ecole pédagogique Fribourg

Le testing provincial de l’Ontario vu par les enseignants : opportunité de développement professionnel ou obligation de faire réussir leurs élèves aux tests ?

Yerly, Gonzague

In: Évaluer. Journal international de recherche en éducation et formation, 2018, vol. 4, no. 3, p. 79-103

In the early 2000s, the Province of Ontario has implemented an ambitious system of standardized testing of pupils’ achievement to enhance the performance of its educational system. Ontario's testing policy differentiates both traditional accountability systems (hard or soft). The testing has increased the province's results and improved alignment of the curriculum. But what about teachers...

Haute Ecole pédagogique Fribourg

L’évaluation externe des acquis des élèves, un "mal nécessaire" pour les enseignants = External testing, a "necessary evil" for the teachers

Yerly, Gonzague

In: Revista de Sociología de la Educación, 2017, vol. 10, no. 3, p. 502-518

This article proposes an analysis of the perceptions of teachers regarding a system of external testing of pupils’ achievements in primary schooling in the canton of Fribourg in Switzerland. In this context, different types of external tests (reference test in 4th and 6th grade; selection test in 8th grade) must allow teachers to adjust their teaching practices. A mixed research approach...

Université de Neuchâtel

Le droit disciplinaire des magistrats du siège : un essai dans une perspective de droit suisse

Pellaton, Nicolas ; Bohnet, François (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Neuchâtel, 2016.

La corrélation existant entre les notions de pouvoir et de responsabilité apparaît de manière évidente lorsqu’on considère l’activité des magistrats du siège. Il existe, dans ce contexte, une tension entre la responsabilité des magistrats du siège et l’indépendance de la justice. Il s’agit ainsi de contrebalancer les pouvoirs des magistrats du siège par des mécanismes de...

Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries

The media accountability of independent regulatory agencies

Maggetti, Martino

In: European Political Science Review, 2012, vol. 4, no. 3, p. 385-408

Université de Fribourg

De-judicialization, Outsourced Review and All-too-flexible Bureaucracies in South African Land Restitution

Zenker, Olaf

In: The Cambridge Journal of Anthropology, 2015, vol. 33, no. 1, p. 81-96

This article takes as its starting point a peculiar land claim within the ongoing South African land restitution process – more specifically, the legal and administrative technicalities that allowed for the implosion of the accompanying court case in the Land Claims Court – to open up a space for reflection on the ambiguous nature of state bureaucracies as ambiguity-reducing machines. Tracing...

Università della Svizzera italiana

Leadership and governance in seven developed health systems

Smith, Peter C. ; Anell, Anders ; Busse, Reinhard ; Crivelli, Luca ; Healy, Judith ; Lindahl, Anne Karin ; Westert, Gert ; Kene, Tobechukwu

In: Health policy, 2012, vol. 106, no. 1, p. 37-49

This paper explores leadership and governance arrangements in seven developed health systems: Australia, England, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland. It presents a cybernetic model of leadership and governance comprising three fundamental functions: priority setting, performance monitoring and accountability arrangements. The paper uses a structured survey to examine...