Developing countries, Educational assessment, Educational development, Impact studies, International programs, Large scale assessment, Learning progressions, Lower primary years, Lower secondary years, Mathematics achievement, Measurement, Monitoring (Assessment), Partnerships in education, Program evaluation, Reading achievement, Upper primary years
This document draws together work from several initiatives to establish Minimum Proficiency Levels (MPLs) for reading and mathematics, for global use in pursuit of the Sustainable Development Goal in Education, SDG 4.1, with a specific focus on indicator 4.1.1. Three educational levels are referred to in this paper as ‘end of lower primary’, ‘end of primary’ and ‘end of lower secondary’. The MPLs are described and elaborated in four ways: nutshell statements; expanded statements; domains, constructs and descriptors; and sample items. A detailed account of the history and evolution of the Minimum Proficiency Levels is provided in Appendix A
Australian Council for Educational Research. (2022). Minimum Proficiency Levels unpacked. https://research.acer.edu.au/monitoring_learning/63/
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