This book provides, for Australia, an independent analysis of major issues facing its educational evaluation and assessment framework, current policy initiatives, and possible future approaches.
Investments in well-designed, multi-purpose local education facilities serve as a visible commitment to the community and a cost-effective way to revitalise local economies.
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Evaluation and assessment policies are key in Australia’s national school reform agenda. The Australian approach combines the development of goals, monitoring and reporting at national level with local evaluation and assessment practices shaped by jurisdiction-level school improvement frameworks
Korea tops a new OECD PISA survey that tests how 15-year olds use computers and the Internet to learn. The next best performers were New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Hong-Kong China and Iceland.
Drei von vier Lehrerinnen und Lehrern vermissen Anreize, die einen besseren Unterricht belohnen. Gleichzeitig wird aus Sicht der Lehrkräfte in drei von fünf Schulen der Unterricht durch unangebrachtes Verhalten der Schüler gestört.
Un nuevo estudio de la OCDE provee los primeros datos comparativos a nivel internacional sobre las condiciones que afectan a los docentes en las escuelas – desde el impacto de los problemas en los salones de clases hasta las oportunidades de capacitación profesional.
Three out of four teachers feel they lack incentives to improve the quality of their teaching, while bad behaviour by students in the classroom disrupts lessons in three schools out of five, according to a new OECD report.
In most countries, girls and boys now show similar results in the OECD’s PISA tests of 15-year-olds. But systematic assessment of gender differences shows that students are still being held back by their own gender-related perceptions.
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Summary of a book of case studies examining innovative approaches to sharing leadership across schools in Belgium (Flanders), Finland and the United Kingdom (England) and leadership development prgrammes for system improvement in Australia and Austria.
Two companion volumes focusing on the improvement of school leadership. Volume 1 provides a range of policy options to help governments improve school leadership. Volume 2 examines measures taken in five countries.