To a certain extent, the teacher can evaluate progress toward educational objectives associated with the students social-developments, educational objectives associated with the students social development, educational and social interests, and values by using checklists, rating scales, inventories, and questionnaires. Teachers and guidance personnel can also gain insight into certain kinds of curricular changes by suing observation techniques interviews.

The school system may make use of opinion polls, interviews with community employers, and follow-up studies of graduates to gain further insight into the effectiveness of the total school programme.