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International Journal of Educational Research

Volume 25, Number 3

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Lessons from the iea studies

    Torsten Husén

    The launching in the early 1960s of cross-national surveys of student achievements was in many respects a pioneering venture. It required setting up an international coordinating “machinery”,... More

    pp. 207-218

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  2. Student outcome indicators in Canada: Uses, issues and solutions

    Nelly McEwen

    This chapter provides a Canadian perspective on K-12 student outcome indicators and has three major purposes: to identify types of indicators and sources of information, to describe provincial and ... More

    pp. 219-229

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  3. Issues in the development of national education indicators in the United States

    John Ralph

    This chapter examines the challenges before the U.S. National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) as it responds to rising expectations for better education indicator data. The first section... More

    pp. 231-238

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  4. Official indicator systems in the U.K.: Examinations and inspections

    C.T. Fitz-Gibbon

    The reason for developing indicators is to make it more likely that a high quality education is available in each and every school, for every child. Is this purpose being served by present systems ... More

    pp. 239-247

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  5. Effects of evaluation procedures on educational policy decisions in France

    Gérard Bonnet

    Given its centralized education system, France is able to collect data on a regular basis, conduct evaluations at all levels of the system, and publish indicators about schools, regions, and the... More

    pp. 249-256

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  6. Issues and implications of international effectiveness research

    Bert P.M. Creemers, David Reynolds & ISERP team

    Existing national and international studies of educational effectiveness are reviewed and their strengths and weaknesses analyzed. The International School Effectiveness Research Programme is... More

    pp. 257-266

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  7. International comparative indicators on teachers

    H.W.C.Gonnie van Amelsvoort & Jaap Scheerens

    The main objective of this chapter is to discuss the relevance and feasibility of international comparative indicators on teachers. Three rationales for the selection of teacher indicators are... More

    pp. 267-277

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  8. OECD international education indicators

    Norberto Bottani

    In this chapter three sets of international education indicators produced by OECD in the INES project are briefly compared and the nature and composition of these sets is analyzed. The policy... More

    pp. 279-288

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