Lessons from the field : developing and implementing the Qatar student assessment system, 2002-2006

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 stu...

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Main Author: Gonzalez, Gabriella
Corporate Author: Qatar Supreme Education Council
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Santa Monica, CA RAND-Qatar Policy Institute ©2009©2009, 2009
Series:Technical report
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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520 |a 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