Measuring Improvements in Learning Outcomes

Best Practices to Assess the Value-Added of Schools

Centre for Educational Research and Innovation

Value-added estimates are a significant improvement upon measures of school performance currently used in most education systems across OECD countries. They provide a fundamentally more accurate and valuable quantitative basis for school improvement planning, policy development and for enacting effective school accountability arrangements. This groundbreaking report provides examples of best practices in value-added modeling for measuring school performance.

27 Oct 2008 222 pages English Also available in: Slovenian, Spanish 9789264050259 (PDF)

Author(s): OECD