Constantly Weighing the Pig Will Not Make It Grow: Do Teachers Teach Assessment Tests or the Curriculum?.

@inproceedings{Cordeur2014ConstantlyWT,
  title={Constantly Weighing the Pig Will Not Make It Grow: Do Teachers Teach Assessment Tests or the Curriculum?.},
  author={Michael le Cordeur},
  year={2014}
}
For a number of years now, South Africa, like many other countries, has been debating a major paradigm shift in education, a shift from learning and teaching, which focused primarily on content to learning and teaching focused on outcomes. One of the most dramatic trends in education over the last decade has been the shift towards the use of assessment-based criteria, as opposed to assessment tests based on marks, scores and data. However, as Jordaan (2010) quite rightly points out, assessment… CONTINUE READING

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