Assessment Reform in Education

Policy and Practice


ISBN: 978-94-007-0728-3 (Print) 978-94-007-0729-0 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxvii

  2. Assessment Reform Experiences

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-14

      Assessment Reform Past, Present and Future

    3. Chapter

      Pages 15-32

      Assessment for Learning: Research and Policy in the (Dis)United Kingdom

    4. Chapter

      Pages 33-47

      Assessment for Learning: US Perspectives

    5. Chapter

      Pages 49-61

      Educational Assessment in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan

    6. Chapter

      Pages 63-74

      Assessment Reform and Educational Change in Australia

    7. Chapter

      Pages 75-87

      Assessment for Learning Reform in Singapore – Quality, Sustainable or Threshold?

    8. Chapter

      Pages 89-102

      Assessment Reforms Around the World

  3. Issues in the Spotlight

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 103-103

    2. Chapter

      Pages 105-119

      Engaging and Empowering Teachers in Innovative Assessment Practice

    3. Chapter

      Pages 121-133

      Teachers’ Feedback to Pupils: “Like So Many Bottles Thrown Out to Sea”?

    4. Chapter

      Pages 135-154

      Assessment for Learning in Language Classrooms

    5. Chapter

      Pages 155-163

      Assessment Reform: High-Stakes Testing and Knowing the Contents of Other Minds

    6. Chapter

      Pages 165-183

      Assessment of Significant Learning Outcomes

    7. Chapter

      Pages 185-196

      Developing Assessment for Learning in a Large-Scale Programme

    8. Chapter

      Pages 197-203

      Embedding Assessment for Learning

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 205-215