ERIC Number: ED309978
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Swedish Schools in an International Perspective.
Andren, Birgitta, Comp.
School Research Newsletter, n6 1989
The International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) conducted several surveys between 1964 and 1985. Sweden has taken part in nine of the surveys. This paper reports the survey results briefly. Major sections included are: (1) Swedish results for all IEA studies; (2) science tests in 1970 and 1983; (3) mathematics tests in 1964 and 1980; (4) reading comprehension in 1970; (5) geographical knowledge survey; (6) statisfaction with life and school; (7) contextual variables collected by IEA studies, including school time, resource inputs, homework, and video watching; and (8) economic analysis of the Swedish education system. Many tables and graphs are provided. A list of Swedish publications related to the nine studies is appended. (YP)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Economic Factors, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, International Programs, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Tests, Reading Comprehension, Science Education, Science Tests, Student Evaluation
Planning and Co-ordination Division, The National Board of Education, Skoloverstyrelsen, S-106 42 Stockholm (free while supply lasts).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: National Swedish Board of Education, Stockholm.
Identifiers - Location: Sweden