Publication: Measuring Learning : How Effective Student Assessment Systems Can Help Achieve Learning for All
The importance of learning assessment is linked to growing evidence that learning drives prosperity. Research finds a one standard deviation increase in scores on international assessments of reading and mathematics is associated with a 2 percent point increase in annual growth rates of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita (Hanushek and Woessmann, 2007). This brief includes the following headings: challenges to assessing student learning; what do assessment systems look like?; Effective assessment systems; and reference.
“Clarke, Marguerite. 2012. Measuring Learning : How Effective Student Assessment Systems Can Help Achieve Learning for All. Education Notes. © World Bank, Washington, DC. http://openknowledge.worldbank.org/entities/publication/1f3b437b-c400-5655-bbec-eb4d42d9a23f License: CC BY 3.0 IGO.”