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The Global testing culture : shaping education policy, perceptions, and practice / edited by William C. Smith.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Oxford : Symposium Books, 2016.
  • ©2016
Description:
302 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series:
  • Oxford studies in comparative education ; v.25 (1). [More in this series]
  • Oxford studies in comparative education, 0961-2149 ; volume 25, number 1
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents:
Perfect storm : the political economy of community-based management, teacher accountability, and impact evaluations in El Salvador and the global reform agenda / D. Brent Edwards Jr. -- Legitimacy, state-building, and contestation in education policy development : Chile's involvement in cross-national assessments / Rie Kijima & Jane Leer -- Teaching the world that less is more : global education testing and the Finnish national brand / Hilla Aurén & Devin Joshi -- Student achievement and PISA rankings : policy effects or cultural explanations? / Ji Liu -- Measuring learning outcomes and education for sustainable development : the new education developmental goal / Angeline M. Barrett -- International space of the Danish testing community in the post-war years / Karen E. Andreasen & Christian Ydesen -- Facilitating student learning : a comparison of classroom and accountability assessment / Sumera Ahsan & William C. Smith -- Beyond the large-scale testing of basic skills : using formative asessement to facilitate learning / Renáta Tichá & Brian Albery -- Questioning across the spectrum : pedagogy, selection examinations, and assessment systems in low-income countries / Anthony Somerset -- Evaluation of how the "politics of K-12 testing" impact the effectiveness of global testing programs / Sean W. Mulvenon & Sandra G. Bowman -- How much stakes for tests? : public schooling, private tutoring, and equilibrium / Mariam Orkodashvili -- Testing and school reform in Danish education : an analysis informed by the use of the "dispositive" / Kristine Kousholt & Bjørn Hamre -- South Korea's accountability policy system and national achievement test / Pearl J. Chung & Hyeonwoo Chea -- Discursive hold of the matric : is there space for a new vision for secondary education in South Africa? / David Balwanz -- Horizontal accountability, municipal capability, and the use of the data : a case study of Sweden / Tracey Burns, Patrick Blanchenay, & Florian Koester.
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Form/​Genre:
Case studies.
ISBN:
  • 187392772X
  • 9781873927724
OCLC:
930759054
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