Good education in an age of measurement: on the need to reconnect with the question of purpose in education

@inproceedings{Biesta2009GoodEI,
  title={Good education in an age of measurement: on the need to reconnect with the question of purpose in education},
  author={Gert J. J. Biesta},
  year={2009}
}
Introduction: Valuing what we measure or measuring what we value? The past 20 years have seen a remarkable rise in interest in the measurement of education or, in the lingo of the educational measurement culture, the measurement of educational „outcomes.‟ Perhaps the most prominent manifestation of this phenomenon can be found in international comparative studies such as the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study… CONTINUE READING
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