Book Chapter

Large-Scale Testing and its Contribution to Learning

E Care, P Griffin, Z Zhang, D Hutchinson

Designing Assessment for Quality Learning | Springer International Publishing | Published : 2014

Abstract

Abstract The primary purpose of large-scale testing is seen by many to be accountability at policy level. However, it has wider potential. In this chapter we provide a description of the context in which large-scale testing has been designed to generate information useful for intervention by teachers.