PIAAC as Coded Agency?

PIAAC as Coded Agency?

By Cormac O'Keeffe. Decisions about educational policy-making and spending are frequently informed by data produced during large-scale standardised assessment programmes. The Programme for International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), is the less well-known companion to the Programme for the International Assessment [...]

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Talking sense or talking power in cross-cultural assessments?

Talking sense or talking power in cross-cultural assessments?

Professor Ron Hambleton of the University of Massachusetts Amherst has recently prepared a video (below) on ‘Adapting Psychological and Educational Assessments for Use in Multiple Languages and Cultures’ for the Laboratory of International Assessment Studies ESRC seminar on ‘The Challenges [...]

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