Challenges, Tensions and Possibilities: An Analysis of Assessment Policy and Practice in New Zealand

Bronwen Cowie, Dawn Penney

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    This chapter draws on insights from education policy sociology to explore the dynamics between international, national, and institutional arenas of assessment and assessment systems. It interrogates the interactions between curriculum, pedagogy and assessment and explores the enabling constraints at different levels of the assessment system. Attention is drawn to the ways in which tensions offer spaces for creative action in relation to current policies and practices in New Zealand.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationLeadership of Assessment, Inclusion, and Learning
    EditorsShelleyann Scott, Donald E Scott, Charles F Webber
    Place of PublicationCham Switzerland
    Pages287 - 304
    Number of pages18
    ISBN (Print)9783319233468
    Publication statusPublished - 2016

    Publication series

    NameThe Enabling Power of Assessment

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