Over time assessment data analysis tracking a school's on-going performance

Smeed, Judy (2013) Over time assessment data analysis tracking a school's on-going performance. Australian Educational Leader, 35(1), pp. 35-37.

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In Australia, as in some other western nations, governments impose accountability measures on educational institutions (Earl, 2005). One such accountability measure is the National Assessment Program - Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) from which high-stakes assessment data is generated. In this article, a practical method of data analysis known as the Over Time Assessment Data Analysis (OTADA) is offered as an analytical process by which schools can monitor their current and over time performances. This analysis developed by the author, is currently used extensively in schools throughout Queensland. By Analysing in this way, teachers, and in particular principals, can obtain a quick and insightful performance overview. For those seeking to track the achievements and progress of year level cohorts, the OTADA should be considered.

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ID Code: 60868
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: data analysis, naplan , school performance
ISSN: 1832-8245
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100) > Education Systems not elsewhere classified (130199)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Cultural & Professional Learning
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 Australian Council for Educational Leaders
Deposited On: 21 Jun 2013 00:39
Last Modified: 14 Aug 2014 08:39

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