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The purpose of the review is to explore how systems of evaluation and assessment can be used to improve the quality, equity and efficiency of school education. The Review looks at the various components of assessment and evaluation frameworks that countries use with the objective of improving student outcomes. These include student assessment, teacher appraisal, school evaluation and system evaluation.
A central drive of recent educational policy making in Luxembourg has been to develop evaluation instruments to strengthen the focus on student performance and progress in classrooms, schools and at the policy-making level within the Ministry of National Education and Vocational Training (MENFP).
OECD Tohoku School - Open Educational Resources (OER)
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ECEC is a topic of increased policy interest in Japan where improving quality in the ECEC sector is a subject of growing importance. The OECD has identified five effective policy levers to encourage quality in the sector.
More people than even before now reach a level of educational attainment equivalent to upper secondary education. The available evidence is very conclusive: this level of education can be considered a minimum level to ensure a job and a living wage.
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This instructive publication, Teaching Practices and Pedagogical Innovation: Evidence from TALIS, is using the Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) 2008 data. It precisely identifies and arranges profiles in relation to two connected areas of professional teacher practices: classroom teaching practices and participation in professional learning communities.
The 2012 edition of Education at a Glance enables countries to see themselves in the light of other countries’ educational performance.
teachers, schools, educationtoday
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This publication is intended to be a quick reference guide for anyone with a role to play in encouraging quality through New Zealand’s early childhood education and care (ECEC) curriculum.
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Portugal’s ECEC country report