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Education assessment in the 21st century: Moving beyond traditional methods
Education Plus Development (Brookings) (2017)
  • Esther Care, University of Melbourne
  • Alvin Vista, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)
Abstract
The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) describe the target of achieving inclusive and quality education for all by 2030. As we work to accomplish this goal, we must also face the bigger challenge of not only identifying where children can access education, but how they can benefit from access—an imprecise target. From the perspective of educational measurement, to what extent are we ready and able to assess progress in terms of quality of education?
Keywords
  • Student assessment,
  • Sustainable development,
  • SDGs,
  • Measurement
Publication Date
February 23, 2017
Publisher Statement
Copyright 2017 The Brookings Institution
Citation Information
Esther Care and Alvin Vista. "Education assessment in the 21st century: Moving beyond traditional methods" Education Plus Development (Brookings) (2017)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/alvin-vista/16/