Journal article

Conducting psychological assessments in schools: Adapting for converging skills and expanding knowledge

T Bowles, J Scull, J Hattie, J Clinton, G Larkins, V Cicconi, D Kumar, JL Arnup

Issues in Educational Research | Western Australian Institute for Educational Research | Published : 2016

Abstract

© 2016, Western Australian Institute for Educational Research Inc. All rights reserved.In this paper we argue for a revision of the knowledge, skills and competencies of school psychologists and specialist teachers. Evidence-based practice of psychologists and teachers, the accountability movement, and calls for improved service delivery have led to changes in the practice of both professions. The changes in technology and the growing complexity of service delivery have converged, leading to changes in the practice of testing, assessment, and evaluation in schools. This has led to calls for increased competencies of teachers. Testing, assessment and evaluation have previously been a central ..

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