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ERIC Number: EJ1051132
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Jun
Pages: 39
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 44
ISSN: ISSN-1338-1563
Lost in Translation: Ever Changing and Competing Purposes for National Examinations in the Czech Republic
Greger, D.; Kifer, E.
Journal of Pedagogy, v3 n1 p43-81 Jun 2012
In reaction to central control of schooling by the Soviet Union, the Czech Republic countered with what some say was the most decentralized system in Europe. While the political move to democracy was extraordinarily successful, there were numerous governments between 1989 and the present. The combination of the decentralized control of schooling and lack of continuity in the political realm in regard to education lengthened substantially the amount of time it has taken to mount national assessments. Those assessments, 5th and 9th grade and a high school leaving examination, are now on track but not without political and technical barriers.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Czech Republic