A history of merit rating of teachers in Canada and the United States

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dc.coverage.spatial Canada
dc.coverage.spatial United States
dc.creator Guy, William A.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-05-09T12:31:18Z
dc.date.available 2011-05-09T12:31:18Z
dc.date.issued 1960
dc.identifier.other LB2838 G88
dc.identifier.uri http://library2.smu.ca/xmlui/handle/01/22033
dc.description 113 leaves ; 28 cm.
dc.description Bibliography: leaves 112-113.
dc.description Online version unavailable; print version available from Patrick Power Library.
dc.description.abstract Merit rating or merit pay is one of the most discussed aspects of teacher salary schedules at the present time. The consensus of opinion seems to be that superior teaching should be recognized and rewarded, but the questions “how” and “by whom” present tremendously complex problems. At the present time, in Manitoba, the Minister of Education has appointed a committee to consider a study of merit rating. In Alberta, a Royal Commission on Education headed by Senator Donald Cameron has recently presented its findings to the Government of Alberta. A section of this brief deals with the question of merit rating of teachers. In Cranbrook, British Columbia, a merit pay plan was in effect last year and in Halifax, Nova Scotia, merit pay was brought up at a meeting between members of the Nova Scotia Teachers’ Union and the Halifax City School Board in the winter of 1960. In the light of these facts, any study which has to do with teacher evaluation or merit rating at this time is indeed very significant. This thesis proposes to find out through documentary study of Merit Rating in various provinces in Canada and Merit Pay Plans in the United States just what has been done in this important field of study and from the evidence gained draw some conclusions.
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dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Halifax, N.S. : Saint Mary's University
dc.subject.lcc LB2838
dc.subject.lcsh Teachers -- Salaries, etc.
dc.subject.lcsh Teachers -- Rating of -- United States -- History
dc.subject.lcsh Teachers -- Rating of -- Canada -- History
dc.title A history of merit rating of teachers in Canada and the United States
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thesis.degree.name Master of Arts in Education
thesis.degree.level Masters
thesis.degree.discipline Faculty of Education
thesis.degree.grantor Saint Mary's University (Halifax, N.S.)
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