Symposium on Assessment and Learner Outcomes 2011

1–3 September 2011

Rutherford House, Wellington, New Zealand

This international symposium will highlight research, policy development, challenges and evidence-based practice in the assessment of learner outcomes with an emphasis on issues related to the measurement of learners’ progress in education and of the value added by educational settings.

The major strands for this symposium are:

  1. Secondary Assessment and the NCEA
  2. Assessment and the National Standards
  3. Aromatawai me ngā Whanaketanga in Māori Medium Education
  4. Value-added Modelling
  5. Student-led Assessment
  6. Advances in Measurement

Presentations for this symposium have resulted from an international call for papers. All papers accepted at the symposium have gone through a blind review process.

To view the symposium programme go to the Programme of Presentations page.

The Proceedings of the Symposium on Assessment and Learner Outcomes 2011

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Assessment and Learner Outcomes-Symposium Proceedingspdf5MB

Distinguished Keynote Speakers

The Symposium includes international and national keynote speakers addressing major issues relevant to assessment. For information on who will be speaking, go to the Keynote Speakers page.

Who should attend the Symposium?

The Symposium is designed for: researchers; academic leaders; teachers; school leaders; assessment developers; quality assurance specialists; government agency policy makers and programme directors (including the MOE, NZQA and ERO); educational evaluators; and others from early childhood centres, schools, and tertiary educational institutions including wānanga, universities and polytechnics.

Sponsors of the Symposium

This Symposium on Assessment and Learner Outcomes is hosted by Victoria University of Wellington and co-sponsored by The University of Auckland, Victoria University, the New Zealand Ministry of Education, and the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA).

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Contact us

For more information, contact the conference organiser Dr Mimi Hodis