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One of the largest national learning assessments in the world? India’s National Achievement Survey

This article was written by Rhiannon Moore, education researcher with the Young Lives study and PhD student at the University of Bristol, and was recently published on the  UNESCO Learning Portal  On November 13, 2017, the Indian National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) conducted the latest round of its National Achievement Survey (NAS), […]

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Rethinking learning assessments: insights from a study on the status of education in tribal districts in Maharashtra

This blog was written by R. Maithreyi, who completed her PhD in childhood studies at the National Institute of Advanced Studies, and currently works as Research Adviser with the Centre for Budget and Policy Studies , Bangalore, India. She is also a practising child psychologist, drawing much of her insights on children’s learning and cognitive […]

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How much value do Value Added Models provide for the quality of schools?

Rachel Outhred, Education Theme Lead, Itad The anticipation of the value that Value Added Models (VAM) might bring to developing an accountability measure for school quality has been palpable in the development sector over the past two years. They were a focus for discussion at this year’s 2017 UKFIET Education and Development conference. The technical […]

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Reflections on Assessing teaching and learning for sustainable development:sub theme at Conference 2017

A couple of months after the UKFIET 2017 conference, co-convenors for the conference sub-theme on Assessing Teaching and Learning for Sustainable Development, Aaron and Rhiannon, reflect on some of the highlights from the conference. What topics were addressed in sessions of the Assessing Teaching and Learning for Sustainable Development sub-theme at the conference? We were […]

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