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Title Lessons from the field : developing and implementing the Qatar student assessment system, 2002-2006 / Gabriella Gonzalez [and others].

Imprint Santa Monica, CA : RAND-Qatar Policy Institute, 2009.
Publication Info. 2009


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe JSTOR Open Ebooks  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 67 pages) : illustrations.
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Technical report ; TR-620-QATAR
Technical report (Rand Corporation) ; TR-620-QATAR.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 65-67).
Contents Introduction -- Design of the Qatar student assessment system: a work in progress -- Implementing the QCEA in 2004, 2005, and 2006: test development and administration -- Scoring the QCEA and reporting results -- Lessons learned and future directions -- Appendix A: Assessment elements considered for the QSAS -- Appendix B: Steps to align assessments with curriculum standards -- Appendix C: Performance-level results of 2005 and 2006 QCEAs for Ministry of Education, private Arabic, and Independent schools.
Summary Central to Qatar's education reform was the development of internationally benchmarked curriculum standards and standards-based assessments in four subjects: Arabic, English as a foreign language, mathematics, and science. This report recounts the development of Qatar's standards-based student assessment system, providing important lessons learned for Qatar and other countries that are seeking to implement similar measures on a large scale.
Note Print version record.
Subject Educational tests and measurements -- Qatar.
Students -- Rating of -- Qatar.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Children's Studies.
EDUCATION -- Educational Policy & Reform -- General.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- Comparative.
Educational tests and measurements. (OCoLC)fst00903660
Students -- Rating of. (OCoLC)fst01136107
Qatar. (OCoLC)fst01205755
Theory & Practice of Education.
Social Sciences.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Gonzalez, Gabriella.
Qatar. Supreme Education Council.
Other Form: Print version: Lessons from the field. Santa Monica, CA : RAND-Qatar Policy Institute, 2009 9780833046895 (DLC) 2009009273 (OCoLC)315238254
ISBN 9780833048660 (electronic bk.)
083304866X (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000051331304
DEBBG BV043142672
DEBSZ 39632293X
DEBSZ 421916125
GBVCP 1008653748

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