Policy Assessment Toolset
for equity and learning
We are very interested to learn how the Policy Assessment Toolset is used and adapted so we can continue to improve it.
Please let us know if it has been useful to you and in what ways it could be improved by e-mailing to Andreas Kollias (email@example.com) .
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The introduction to the Policy Assessment Toolset has been prepared by Andreas Kollias of the Educational Research & Evaluation Group, Foundation for Research and Technology (Greece), for the European Policy Network on School Leadership (EPNoSL).