Conseil National d'Évaluation du Système Scolaire. (National Council for the Evaluation of the School System)
Professor Anne West has been nominated as a member of the Conseil National d' Évaluation du Système Scolaire. (Cnesco) an independent body recently set up by the French Government to evaluate the organisation and outcomes of the French school system. She is one of two foreign members nominated by the French Minister of Education in order to bring an international dimension to the work of Cnesco.
Cnesco is an independent body set up at the beginning of 2014 by the French Minister of Education.
Its mission is to assess the organisation and outcomes of the French (school-based) education system.
Cnesco has three main roles:
• To produce evaluations and syntheses of evaluations, especially from an international perspective
• To provide methodological expertise in relation to existing evaluations
• To promote a culture of evaluation amongst educational professionals and the general public