The Laboratorio Latinoamericano de Evaluación de la Calidad de la Educación (Latin-American Laboratory for Assessment of the Quality of Education or LLECE) is the network of national systems for the assessment of education quality in Latin America, created in 1994, and coordinated by UNESCO’s Regional Bureau for Education in Latin America and the Caribbean (OREALC). LLECE’s purpose is to produce data and knowledge that inform educational policy in the region, contribute to capacity building, and serve as a forum for reflection, exchange and generation of new ideas and good practices in education evaluation (UNESCO, 2013). The Latin-American Laboratory for Assessment of the Quality of Education. LLECE assessments aim to provide information about the quality of education in the region and guide decision-making in public education policies. In line with this purpose, LLECE’s studies not only compare results between participant countries but also investigate the factors associated with student achievement. The focus here is to identify those school factors that can be influenced by educational policies.
ACER. (March 2014). The Latin-American Laboratory for Assessment of the Quality of Education: Measuring and comparing educational quality in Latin America. Assessment GEMs no.3. Melbourne: ACER
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Australian Council for Educational Research