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Münch, Richard – Teachers College Record, 2014
Background: The PISA study (assessing the competences of 15-year-old students in their mother tongue, in mathematics and in natural sciences) deals with the benchmarking of the OECD member states when it comes to meeting globally defined educational standards. Transnational educational experts now form the most powerful group within the…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Secondary School Students, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
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Wegner, Claas; Homann, Wiebke; Strehlke, Friederike – European Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2014
The German science project "NAWI-Interaktiv" is an example of innovative use of E-Learning and new media education. Since 2009, the learning platform provides learners and teachers with high-quality learning tools, teaching material, useful information and E-learning programs for free. This is to raise the pupils' motivation to learn…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Science Education, Science Projects, Foreign Countries
Klumpp, Lorenz; Pont, Beatriz; Figueroa, Diana Toledo; Albiser, Etienne; Wittenberg, Désirée; Zapata, Juliana; Fraccola, Sylvain – OECD Publishing, 2014
This policy profile on education in Germany is part of the new Education Policy Outlook series, which will present comparative analysis of education policies and reforms across OECD countries. Building on the substantial comparative and sectorial policy knowledge base available within the OECD, the series will result in a biennial publication…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education
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Penk, Christiane; Pöhlmann, Claudia; Roppelt, Alexander – Large-scale Assessments in Education, 2014
Background: Low-stakes assessments do not have consequences for the test-takers. Currently, motivational research indicates that a lack of test-taking motivation can decrease students' performance in low-stakes assessments. However, little research has explored the domain-specific and situation-specific aspects of motivation simultaneously.…
Descriptors: Role, Student Motivation, Cross Cultural Studies, Multiple Regression Analysis
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Holzberger, Doris; Philipp, Anja; Kunter, Mareike – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2013
This study extends previous research on teachers' self-efficacy by exploring reciprocal effects of teachers' self-efficacy and instructional quality in a longitudinal panel study. The study design combined a self-report measure of teacher self-efficacy with teacher and student ratings of instructional quality (assessing cognitive activation,…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Instructional Effectiveness, Longitudinal Studies, Educational Quality
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Takayama, Keita; Waldow, Florian; Sung, Youl-Kwan – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2013
Drawing on the conceptual work of externalisation in comparative education and multi-accentual signs in cultural studies, this article examines how the print news media accentuate "Finnish education" in the process of inserting this external reference into the domestic political discourses around education reform in Australia, Germany…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, News Media, Comparative Education, Educational Change
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Knodel, Philipp; Martens, Kerstin; Niemann, Dennis – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2013
Education policy has undergone transformation in many countries over the last decade. In this article, we focus on the effects of the most significant international initiative in secondary education, which is the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). We analyse two…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Achievement Tests
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Kiss, David – Education Economics, 2013
Using Progress in International Reading Literacy Study 2001 and Programme for International Student Assessment 2003 data for Germany, this paper examines whether second-generation immigrants and girls are graded worse in math than comparable natives and boys, respectively. Once all grading-relevant characteristics, namely math skills and oral…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Females, Social Discrimination
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Taskinen, Päivi H.; Schütte, Kerstin; Prenzel, Manfred – Educational Research and Evaluation, 2013
Many researchers consider a lacking interest in science and the students' belief that science is too demanding as major reasons why young people do not strive for science-related careers. In this article, we first delineated a theoretical framework to investigate the importance of interest, self-concept, and school factors regarding students'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Interests, Student Motivation, Science Careers
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Hartong, Sigrid – Journal of Education Policy, 2012
During the last 30 years, a new model of transnational educational governance including a specific knowledge production regime has been implemented. Its increasing national impact has caused enormous change within the German educational system. Particularly, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Developments statistical reports and…
Descriptors: Governance, Educational Principles, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
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Bank, Volker – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2012
Since the late 1990s there has been a fundamental shift in the way schooling and even education as a whole is evaluated. From this new perspective the education system would seem to be interpreted as a sub-system of the economic system and thus subservient to it. Decisions on education matters seem to have become determinant for individual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Practices, Educational Assessment, Educational Change
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Prokic-Breuer, Tijana; Dronkers, Jaap – Educational Research and Evaluation, 2012
This paper aims to explain the high scores of 15-year-old native pupils in The Netherlands and Flanders by comparing them with the scores of pupils in countries with the same highly stratified educational system: Wallonia, the German "Lander," the Swiss German cantons, and Austria. We use the data from the Programme for International…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Exit Examinations, Students, Foreign Countries
Cappon, Paul – Canadian Council on Learning, 2011
The issue of the "boy gap" or "boy crisis" in education has been the subject of increasing attention across a number of Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries. Given the importance of this issue and the need to better understand the situation in boys' education, this report draws on material and…
Descriptors: Males, Achievement Gap, Gender Differences, Educational Trends
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Song, Steve – Economics of Education Review, 2011
This investigation examines the role of students' home and school variables in producing the achievement gap between second-generation Turkish students and their native peers in Austria, Germany, and Switzerland. Using the data from PISA 2006, this study supports past findings that both home and school resources affect the educational outcomes of…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Educational Objectives, Outcomes of Education, Academic Achievement
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Frey, Andreas; Seitz, Nicki-Nils – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2011
The usefulness of multidimensional adaptive testing (MAT) for the assessment of student literacy in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) was examined within a real data simulation study. The responses of N = 14,624 students who participated in the PISA assessments of the years 2000, 2003, and 2006 in Germany were used to…
Descriptors: Adaptive Testing, Literacy, Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests
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