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Curriculum & Leadership Journal
An electronic journal for leaders in education
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The Roundtable Conference on assessment and measurement

Sujatha Pannell
The 10th Annual National Roundtable Conference on assessment and measurement issues will be held in Melbourne on 24 and 25 October 2005. It is titled ART – Assessment, Reporting + technology: System-wide Assessment and Reporting in the 21st Century. Rising interest in the Conference coincides with a heightened interest generally in the issue of large-scale assessment and reporting, both in Australia and internationally. Benchmarks are no longer local; they are national and international. It is still an area of knowledge and experience that is growing and developing. Issues are contested. Debate is lively. View Article...

A war of attrition?

Terry Lovat, Andrew Harvey
It is good that a teaching qualification opens doors to other professions, but teacher attrition for the ‘wrong reasons’ needs to be addressed – Education Review. View Abstract...

Assessment index remains hush-hush at home

Rebecca Scott
A new method of evaluating schools is 'the antithesis of league tables' – Education Review. View Abstract...

Learning objects are tracking well

Peter Freebody
Online content for classrooms provided by The Le@rning Federation has been strongly endorsed by teachers and students – EQ Australia. View Abstract...

Social determinants of secondary students' computer use

Dimokritos Kavadias, Johan Van Braak
A study of secondary students in Belgium has examined students’ computer use, and its links to gender and to socioeconomic status – Technology, Pedagogy and Education.View Abstract...

Assessing number sense of young children

Kim Beswick, Tracey Muir, Alistair McIntosh
A group of Tasmanian researchers has trialled the use of an instrument designed to test the number sense of children in Grades 1–3 – 2004 AARE Conference paper.View Abstract...