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ERIC Number: EJ832217
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Dec
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 16
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1175-8708
The End of Testing and Future Possibilities: An Examination of the Demise of SATs in England and Possible Alternative Assessments
Marshall, Bethan
English Teaching: Practice and Critique, v7 n3 p65-73 Dec 2008
This article looks at the controversial starting of testing, its boycott, the subsequent years of protest and, in October 2008, the apparent end of key stage examining in England. It considers a possible alternative to the tests based on a project carried out at King's College London based on portfolio assessment.
Wilf Malcolm Institute for Educational Research, University of Waikato. PB 3105, Hamilton, New Zealand. Tel: +64-7-858-5171; Fax: +64-7-838-4712; e-mail: wmier@waikato.ac.nz; Web site: http://education.waikato.ac.nz/research/journal/index.php?id=1
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)