First Nations Lifelong Learning Assessment Report: by AFN, 2012
The Indigenous Education Coalition (IEC) was contracted to research and develop a report on the ‘Promising Practices in First Nations Culturally-Appropriate Assessment’. This report is intended to highlight some of the more innovative assessment projects that the IEC has come across in their work in First Nations educational research.
Broader Measures of Success - Measuring what matters in Education
Over the last 20 years, achievement in two main areas — literacy and numeracy — has become the shorthand for measuring the success of our education system. “Evidence-based decision-making” has been a mantra for policymakers, politicians and influential media. There is too much emphasis on narrow goals. Shorthand has its limitations. People for Education embarked on a five-year project to broaden the Canadian definition of school success, by expanding the indicators used to measure progress towards that goal.
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