OECD Education Working Papers

Evaluating Measurement Invariance of TALIS 2013 Complex Scales
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1993-9019 (online)
DOI :
10.1787/19939019
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This series is designed to make available to a wider readership selected studies drawing on the work of the OECD Directorate for Education. Authorship is usually collective, but principal writers are named. The papers are generally available only in their original language (English or French) with a short summary available in the other.
 
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ICT and Initial Teacher Education
Caroline Rizza
This working paper aims to give an overview of the national policies that exist in the field of ICT and initial teacher education. Information on this topic was initially gathered via a survey, in the form of a country questionnaire, which was conducted as part of the analytical strand of the...
  N° 60   21 Feb 2011 Click to Access: 
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A Tuning-AHELO Conceptual Framework of Expected Desired/Learning Outcomes in Engineering
OECD
The OECD Secretariat, at the invitation of the AHELO Group of National Experts, contracted the Tuning Association to undertake initial development work on learning outcomes to be used for valid and reliable assessments of students from diverse institutions and countries. The two disciplines...
  N° 59   21 Feb 2011 Click to Access: 
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Tuning-AHELO Conceptual Framework of Expected and Desired Learning Outcomes in Economics
OECD
The OECD Secretariat, at the invitation of the AHELO Group of National Experts, contracted the Tuning Association to undertake initial development work on learning outcomes to be used for valid and reliable assessments of students from diverse institutions and countries. The two disciplines...
  N° 58   08 Apr 2011 Click to Access: 
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Integrating Formative and Summative Assessment
Janet W. Looney
A long-held ambition for many educators and assessment experts has been to integrate summative and formative assessments so that data from external assessments used for system monitoring may also be used to shape teaching and learning in classrooms. In turn, classroom-based assessments may...
  N° 57   17 Feb 2011 Click to Access: 
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Gendered Career Expectations of Students
Joanna Sikora, Artur Pokropek
This paper provides a comprehensive overview of adolescent career plans reported in PISA 2006. Its main focus is on the differences in the status and area of employment expected by girls and boys in high school. In almost all countries, girls lead boys in their interest in non-manual, high...
  N° 56   01 Feb 2011 Click to Access: 
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OECD Educationtoday Crisis Survey 2010
Dirk Van Damme, Kiira Karkkainen
The second OECD educationtoday Crisis Survey was carried out in 2010. Twenty-five OECD member countries completed the questionnaire. The results of the survey relies largely on the informed opinion of education officials regarding various aspects of the impact of the economic recession and...
  N° 55   07 Jan 2011 Click to Access: 
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Workforce Skills and Innovation
Phillip Toner
This paper provides an account of the main approaches, debates and evidence in the literature on the role of workforce skills in the innovation process in developed economies. It draws on multiple sources including the innovation studies discipline, neoclassical Human Capital theory,...
  N° 54   22 Nov 2010 Click to Access: 
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Using Student Test Results for Accountability and Improvement
Morten Anstorp Rosenkvist
This report discusses the most relevant issues concerning using student test results in OECD countries. Initially the report provides an overview of how student test results are reported in OECD countries and how stakeholders in these countries use and perceive of the results. The report then...
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