Developing an International Survey of Teachers' Assessment Capabilities: Challenges and Strategies

Maggie Renken, Kathrin Otrel-Cass, Bronwen Cowie, Zacharoula Smyrnaiou, Junjun Chen, Martin Riopel

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    Abstract

    Professional standards require teachers to be assessment literate - to construct, administer, and score reliable, valid assessments, communicate interpretations and use evidence to adjust teaching to support students. This project investigates student-teachers’ assessment literacy throughout teacher education into the first years as teachers across six countries. We target the nature of programmes and changes in understanding assessment purposes, practices, principles and policy. This project builds on the ACT survey of student-teacher understandings of assessment conducted over three years across four New Zealand universities (Hill, et al. 2013).
    Original languageEnglish
    Publication date2014
    Publication statusPublished - 2014
    EventBERA Annual Conference 2014 - London, United Kingdom
    Duration: 23 Sep 201425 Sep 2014

    Conference

    ConferenceBERA Annual Conference 2014
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    CityLondon
    Period23/09/201425/09/2014

    Bibliographical note

    Reference to the presentation is made on page 42 of the programme.

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