Data-based Decision Making in Education

Data-based Decision Making in Education

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In a context where schools are held more and more accountable for the education they provide, data-based decision making has become increasingly important. This book brings together scholars from several countries to examine data-based decision making. Data-based decision making in this book refers to making decisions based on a broad range of evidence, such as scores on studentsa€™ assessments, classroom observations etc. This book supports policy-makers, people working with schools, researchers and school leaders and teachers in the use of data, by bringing together the current research conducted on data use across multiple countries into a single volume. Some of these studies are a€˜best practicea€™ studies, where effective data use has led to improvements in student learning. Others provide insight into challenges in both policy and practice environments. Each of them draws on research and literature in the field.Three approaches as pillars for interpretive information systems research: Development research, action research and grounded theory. ... Retrieved October 25, 2006, from Department of Education. ... (2003). Training manual ... Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) 2006 summary report: South African childrena#39;s reading literacy achievement.

Title:Data-based Decision Making in Education
Author:Kim Schildkamp, Mei Kuin Lai, Lorna Earl
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-09-17


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