The assessment of the National Curriculum has evolved from the first blueprint of the TGAT Report through a series of policy decisions and early experience of implementation. The pace of change, the complexity of the proposed assessment system and the political rhetoric associated with it have served to confuse and so obscure the trends in policy and practice. This book offers an account of that system and explains why it is now emerging in a substantially different form from that envisaged by its originators.Statutory end-of-stage SATs (or a#39;testsa#39; to use the now preferred ministerial style) would be used to assess a few attainment targets at Key ... The third trackathe optional SATahad crept into the picture largely unheralded. ... of non-mandatory tests in technology, history and geography was extended across the full primary age range from 5a11. Thus, for the first six years of National Curriculum work in three of the foundation subjects (together with a fourth a Welsh second languageainanbsp;...
|Title||:||National Curriculum Assessment|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2004-06-01|