Key Concepts in Educational Assessment provides expert definitions and interpretations of common terms within the policy and practice of educational assessment. Concepts such as validity, assessment for learning, measurement, comparability and differentiation are discussed, and there is broad coverage of UK and international terminology. Drawing on the considerable expertise of the authors, the entries provide: - clear definitions; - accounts of the key issues; - authoritative and reliable information; - suggestions for further reading
Created to support students of education on undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and established education professionals including those who are members of the Chartered Institute of Educational Assessors (CIEA), this book is an accessible guide for anyone engaged in educational assessment.
Tina Isaacs is Director of the MA in Educational Assessment at the Institute ...
Chapter 38: Regulation of Assessment
Regulation of Assessment
Regulation, that is, rules and legal actions governments take on behalf of the public good, is commonly associated with economic regulation, for [Page 121]example the regulation of public utilities. Its aim is to avoid conflicts between service providers and the people who use services and to guarantee that safe and appropriate services are delivered without unduly hampering business functions. Regulation of educational provision also concerns safe delivery ...