Edited by WILLIAM C. SMITH
William C. Smith An Introduction to the Global Testing Culture
D. Brent Edwards Jr A Perfect Storm: the political economy of community-based management, teacher accountability and impact evaluations in El Salvador and the global reform agenda
Rie Kijima & Jane Leer Legitimacy, State-building and Contestation in Education Policy Development: Chile's involvement in cross-national assessments
Hilla Aurén & Devin Joshi Teaching the World that Less is More: global education testing and the Finnish national brand
Ji Liu Student Achievement and PISA Rankings: policy effects or cultural explanations?
Angeline M. Barrett Measuring Learning Outcomes and Education for Sustainable Development: the new education development goal
Karen E. Andreasen & Christian Ydesen The International Space of the Danish Testing Community in the Post-war Years
Sumera Ahsan & William C. Smith Facilitating Student Learning: a comparison of classroom and accountability assessment
Renáta Tichá & Brian Abery Beyond the Large-scale Testing of Basic Skills: using formative assessment to facilitate student learning
Anthony Somerset Questioning across the Spectrum: pedagogy, selection examinations and assessment systems in low-income countries
Sean W. Mulvenon & Sandra G. Bowman An Evaluation of How the 'Policies of K-12 Testing' Impact the Effectiveness of Global Testing Programs
Mariam Orkodashvili How Much Stakes for Tests? Public Schooling, Private Tutoring and Equilibrium
Kristine Kousholt & Bjørn Hamre Testing and School Reform in Danish Education: an analysis informed by the use of 'the dispositive'
Pearl J. Chung & Hyeonwoo Chea South Korea's Accountability Policy System and National Achievement Test
David Balwanz The Discursive Hold of the Matric: is there space for a new vision for secondary education in South Africa?
Tracey Burns, Patrick Blanchenay & Florian Köster Horizontal Accountability, Municipal Capacity and the Use of Data: a case study of Sweden