This book contains a selection of articles on measuring the quality of education from the perspective of the importance of theories on education, changing effects of education, curriculum dependent or curriculum independent measurement, product and process evaluation, and global curricula.
1. Measuring the Quality of Education: An Introduction 2. Independent Educational Assessment in the Interest of Educational Quality 3. On Measuring the Quality of Mathematics and Science Education: Achievement Indicators 4. Context-based Measures for the Quality of Education Examples from England 5. Evaluating Non-cognitive Aspects of Education 6. Assessment Methods for Social Competence in Elementary School 7. National and School Level Assessment in Finland 8. Measuring the Quality of Education for Parents and Students 9. The Search for Quality in Education: Some Comments on the International Dimension 10. lEA and the Quality of Education in Developing Countries 11. Some Issues and Problems in Measuring the Quality of Education