Transferring Standards

Judging “This-Now” by Reference to “That-Then”
  • Richard Kimbell
Part of the International Technology Education Studies book series (ITES)

Abstract

Assessment hurdles in schools have proliferated dramatically in the last decade. The US Accounting Office estimates that between 2002 and 2008 assessment spending in the USA rose from $1.9 to $5.3 billion, and in England the Times reported that: “English children are tested longer, harder and younger than anywhere else in the world” (Stewart, 2010).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard Kimbell
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  1. 1.Technology Education Research Unit, Goldsmiths CollegeLondon UniversityUK

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