ERIC Number: EJ597859
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Assessment and Accountability in Education: Improvement or Surveillance?
Earl, Lorna M.
Education Canada, v39 n3 p4-6,47 Fall 1999
Examines dilemmas of educational accountability and why large-scale assessment of student achievement has come to dominate educational reform policy. Provides a brief history of large-scale assessment in education in Canada. Looks at both expected and unexpected consequences of large-scale assessment and calls for educators and politicians to understand and monitor the technical requirements in educational measurement. (CDS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada