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Title Lessons from the field : developing and implementing the Qatar student assessment system, 2002-2006 / Gabriella Gonzalez [and others].
Imprint Santa Monica, CA : RAND-Qatar Policy Institute, 2009.

Series Technical report ; TR-620-QATAR
Technical report (Rand Corporation) ; TR-620-QATAR.
Subject Educational tests and measurements -- Qatar.
Students -- Rating of -- Qatar.
Alt Name Gonzalez, Gabriella.
Qatar. Supreme Education Council.
Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 67 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 65-67).
Contents Introduction -- Design of the Qatar student assessment system: a work in progress -- Implementing the QCEA in 2004, 2005, and 2006: test development and administration -- Scoring the QCEA and reporting results -- Lessons learned and future directions -- Appendix A: Assessment elements considered for the QSAS -- Appendix B: Steps to align assessments with curriculum standards -- Appendix C: Performance-level results of 2005 and 2006 QCEAs for Ministry of Education, private Arabic, and Independent schools.
Summary Central to Qatar's education reform was the development of internationally benchmarked curriculum standards and standards-based assessments in four subjects: Arabic, English as a foreign language, mathematics, and science. This report recounts the development of Qatar's standards-based student assessment system, providing important lessons learned for Qatar and other countries that are seeking to implement similar measures on a large scale.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780833048660 (electronic bk.)
083304866X (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 592756152
Additional Format Print version: Lessons from the field. Santa Monica, CA : RAND-Qatar Policy Institute, 2009 9780833046895 (DLC) 2009009273 (OCoLC)315238254

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