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ERIC Number: ED553178
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Aug-18
Pages: 32
Abstractor: As Provided
Framework for Building an Effective Student Assessment System: READ/SABER Working Paper
Clarke, Marguerite
World Bank
The purpose of this paper is to help countries understand some of the "key principles and characteristics of an effective student assessment system". The focus is on assessment of student learning and achievement at the K-12 level. The paper extracts principles and guidelines from countries' experiences, professional testing standards, and the current research base to provide policy makers, development organization staff, and others with a "framework and key indicators for diagnosis, discussion, and consensus-building around how to construct a sound student assessment system that supports improved quality and student learning". "Assessment Types and Their Key Differences" is provided in Annex 1.
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Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Information Analyses
Education Level: Elementary Education; Secondary Education; Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: World Bank
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Progress in International Reading Literacy Study; Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study