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Greaney, Vincent – International Review of Education, 1980
Recent experience of test development in Ireland, which had no tradition of formal standardized testing, is described, in order to highlight a number of practical and psychometric problems. It is pointed out that some conventional procedures for developing norm-referenced attainment tests have limitations, especially in countries with centralized…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, National Competency Tests