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More than marking: what is ‘assessment literacy’?

Gwyneth Hughes.  Nobody would dispute that teachers should have a high level of literacy and be able to read and write well. But what about ‘assessment literacy’? It is well known that assessment is a tricky business. But being able

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Making sense of the Coalition: read all about it in the London Review of Education

Chris Husbands.  It has conventionally been said that Coalition governments are unable to undertake radical change. The assumption is that the need for trade-offs between governing parties, to prioritise compromise and consensus over clarity and conviction, lead to a tendency

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Posted in Education policy, Research matters
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