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Basic skills, Competency based assessment, Primary school students, Rasch model, School effectiveness, Student assessment, Testing programs, Year 3, Year 5, South Australia
This study investigates the issue of the value-added components of the education provided across Grade 3 and Grade 5 in primary schools in South Australia and how these components could be measured. The study shows that it is very difficult to identify effective or ineffective schools because the amount of variance left unexplained at the school-level is small. As a solution to this problem, it is more meaningful to identify effective or ineffective schools when the school effects are expressed in terms of years of learning that a student spends at school.
Hungi, N. (2003, August 01). Measuring school effects across grades. Shannon Research Press. https://research.acer.edu.au/saier/7
Copyright Njora Hungi (Flinders University of South Australia), 2003
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Shannon Research Press