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National Education Examinations Authority

The National Education Examinations Authority is an agency of the Chinese Ministry of Education, headquartered in the Li Ye building, Tsinghua Science Park, Haidian District, Beijing. It administers public certificate tests and tests of foreign o ...

                                               

National Institute of Open Schooling

The National Institute of Open Schooling, formerly National Open School, is the board of education under the Union Government of India. It was established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development of the Government of India in 1989 to provide ...

                                               

National Latin Exam

The National Latin Exam is a test given to Latin students. Sponsored by the U.S based American Classical League and the National Junior Classical League, the exam was given in 2012 to over 136.000 students in the U.S., Australia, Canada, China, F ...

                                               

National Testing Service

National Testing Service - Pakistan is an organization in Pakistan that administers academic performance evaluation tests. It is similar to Educational Testing Service in the United States. NTS offers two main types of tests, the National Aptitud ...

                                               

NEPSY

NEPSY is a series of neuropsychological tests authored by Marit Korkman, Ursula Kirk and Sally Kemp, that are used in various combinations to assess neuropsychological development in children ages 3–16 years in six functional domains. NEPSY was d ...

                                               

The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College

The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College is a guide published annually by the Cardinal Newman Society to assist students in choosing a Catholic college or university. It includes a list of Catholic institutions of higher education selected ...

                                               

NferNelson

nferNelson is the former name of GL Assessment, a leading independent provider of tests and other assessment services for education in the United Kingdom. Their products, which include assessments for the 0-19 age group, have a national reputatio ...

                                               

North East National Board of School Education

The North East National Board of School Education, is the Board of Education for private education, under the Government of ASSAM. It was established by the S.R. Acts XXI of 1860 of the Government of India in 2007 to provide education inexpensive ...

                                               

Otis–Lennon School Ability Test

The Otis–Lennon School Ability Test, published by the successor of Harcourt Assessment - Pearson Education, Inc., a subsidiary of Pearson PLC - is, according to the publisher, a test of abstract thinking and reasoning ability of children pre-K to ...

                                               

PAA (test)

The PAA or Prueba de Aptitud Academica is an educational assessment that is used to help universities across Latin America select incoming students. More specifically, it is a standardized test for university admissions. It is offered by College ...

                                               

Past paper

A past paper is an examination paper from a previous year or previous years, usually used either for exam practice for tests such as University of Oxford, University of Cambridge College Collections. Exam candidates find past papers valuable in t ...

                                               

Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities

The Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities is a private, voluntary, non-profit and non-stock corporation which was registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission of the Philippines. It is a service organi ...

                                               

Plagiarism detection

Plagiarism detection is the process of locating instances of plagiarism within a work or document. The widespread use of computers and the advent of the Internet have made it easier to plagiarize the work of others. Detection of plagiarism can be ...

                                               

Prairie State Achievement Examination

The Prairie State Achievement Examination was a two-day standardized test taken by all High School Juniors in the U.S. state of Illinois. On the first day, students take the ACT, and on the second day, a WorkKeys examination and Illinois State Bo ...

                                               

Praxis test

A Praxis test is one of a series of American teacher certification exams written and administered by the Educational Testing Service. Various Praxis tests are usually required before, during, and after teacher training courses in the U.S. In orde ...

                                               

Programme for International Student Assessment (2000 to 2012)

The Programme for International Student Assessment has had several runs before the most recent one in 2012. The first PISA assessment was carried out in 2000. The results of each period of assessment take about one year and a half to be analysed. ...

                                               

Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies

The Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies is a worldwide study by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in 24 countries of cognitive and workplace skills. The main aim is to be able to assess the sk ...

                                               

Psychometric Entrance Test

The Psychometric Entrance Test is a standardized test in Israel, generally taken as a higher education entrance exam. The PET covers three areas: mathematics, verbal reasoning and the English language. It is administered by the Israeli National I ...

                                               

Psychometrics

Psychometrics is a field of study concerned with the theory and technique of psychological measurement. As defined by the US National Council on Measurement in Education, psychometrics refers to psychological measurement. Generally, it refers to ...

                                               

Punjab Examination Commission

The Punjab Examination Commission is an examination board to examine the students of class 5 and 8 in the Punjab. It is an autonomous body of School education department. Started in 2006, it took its first class 5 exam at the same year.

                                               

Pupil Achievement Tracker

The Pupil Achievement Tracker is a pupil tracking system produced by the DfES. It allows schools and LEAs to import their own pupil performance data and compare it with national performance data. As part of the New Relationship with Schools, Ofst ...

                                               

Re-Engineering Assessment Practices

The Re-Engineering Assessment Practices in Scottish Higher Education project, or REAP, is one of six projects funded under the Scottish Funding Councils E-learning Transformation Programme. The project is piloting improved models of assessment ac ...

                                               

Recognising and Recording Progress and Achievement

Recognising and recording progress and achievement, in the education sector in England, is an approach for measuring the progress and achievement of learners on some further education courses which do not lead to an externally accredited award or ...

                                               

Recognition of prior learning

Recognition of prior learning, prior learning assessment, or prior learning assessment and recognition, describes a process used by regulatory bodies, adult learning centres, career development practitioners, military organizations, human resourc ...

                                               

Regional accreditation

Regional accreditation is the educational accreditation of schools, colleges, and universities in the United States by one of seven regional accrediting agencies. Accreditation is a voluntary process by which colleges demonstrate to each other, a ...

                                               

Research & Education Association

REA was founded by Max Fogiel in 1959 as an educational publisher, concentrating on problems and solutions, or whats known as test preparation today. The company produced the iconic "Problem Solver" series of comprehensive solution guides. The Pr ...

                                               

Response to intervention

In education, response to intervention is an approach to academic intervention used in the United States to provide early, systematic, and appropriately intensive assistance to children who are at risk for or already underperforming as compared t ...

                                               

Responsive evaluation

Responsive evaluation is an approach to measure the effectiveness of educational programs developed by Robert E. Stake. This approach enables to evaluate the educational and other programs by comparing the program activity, the program uniqueness ...

                                               

Rich Assessment Tasks

A Rich Assessment Task or R.A.T is a closed set of questions that allows for some imagination or communication of ideas by students. They are commonly used in math by teachers who have a deep understanding of their students. They provide no use i ...

                                               

Risk inclination formula

The risk inclination formula uses the principle of moments, or Varignon’s theorem, to calculate the first factorial moment of probability in order to define this center point of balance among all confidence weights. The formal derivation of the R ...

                                               

Risk inclination model

Risk inclination is defined as a mental disposition toward an eventuality that has consequences. The risk inclination model is composed of three constructs: confidence weighting, restricted context, and the risk inclination formula. Each of these ...

                                               

Robots and Avatars

Robots and Avatars was a programme of events and educational activities which explores how young people will work and play with new representational forms of virtual and physical life in 10–15 years time. It was produced by body> data> spac ...

                                               

Scientific plagiarism in Germany

Scientific plagiarism in Germany became widely discussed when Ph.D. dissertations of notable candidates, including several cabinet members, were scrutinized and found to contain plagiates.

                                               

Scientific plagiarism in India

A lack of oversight and a lack of proper training for scientists have led to the rise of plagiarism and research misconduct in India. India does not have a statutory body to deal with scientific misconduct in academia, like the Office of Research ...

                                               

Simtest

SIMTEST is a computerized adaptive test of foreign language ability designed and developed at the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona in Catalonia, Spain. It classifies examinees according to 6 levels of proficiency as defined in the Council of Eur ...

                                               

Standard-setting study

Standard-setting study is an official research study conducted by an organization that sponsors tests to determine a cutscore for the test. To be legally defensible in the US, in particular for high-stakes assessments, and meet the Standards for ...

                                               

Standardized test

A standardized test is a test that is administered and scored in a consistent, or "standard", manner. Standardized tests are designed in such a way that the questions, conditions for administering, scoring procedures, and interpretations are cons ...

                                               

Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing

The Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing is a set of testing standards developed jointly by the American Educational Research Association, American Psychological Association, and the National Council on Measurement in Education. Th ...

                                               

Standards-based assessment

In an educational setting, standards-based assessment is assessment that relies on the evaluation of student understanding with respect to agreed-upon standards, also known as "outcomes". The standards set the criteria for the successful demonstr ...

                                               

Stanine

Stanine is a method of scaling test scores on a nine-point standard scale with a mean of five and a standard deviation of two. Some web sources attribute stanines to the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II. Psychometric legend has it that a ...

                                               

TAO (e-Testing platform)

TAO is the French acronym for Testing Assiste par Ordinateur. The TAO framework provides an open architecture for computer-assisted test development and delivery, with the potential to respond to the whole range of evaluation needs. It provides t ...

                                               

Teacher quality

Teacher quality is said to be the most important factor influencing learner outcomes. The Education for All Goals set by UNESCO have been achieved by some countries but many millions of children remain out of school or with poor teachers. Accordi ...

                                               

Teaching to the test

"Teaching to the test" is a colloquial term for any method of education whose curriculum is heavily focused on preparing students for a standardized test. Opponents of this practice argue that it forces teachers to limit curriculum to a set range ...

                                               

Term paper

A term paper is a research paper written by students over an academic term, accounting for a large part of a grade. Merriam-Webster defines it as "a major written assignment in a school or college course representative of a students achievement d ...

                                               

TerraNova (test)

TerraNova is a series of standardized achievement tests used in the United States designed to assess K-12 student achievement in reading, language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, vocabulary, spelling, and other areas. The test series ...

                                               

Territory-wide System Assessment

The Territory-wide System Assessment is an assessment introduced by the Education Commission in the report of "Reform Proposal for the Education System in Hong Kong" in September 2000. The Territory-wide System Assessment is held in June every ye ...

                                               

Test preparation

Test preparation or exam preparation is an educational course, tutoring service, educational material, or a learning tool designed to increase students performance on standardized tests. Examples of these tests include entrance examinations used ...

                                               

TIME-ITEM

TIME-ITEM is an ontology of Topics that describes the content of undergraduate medical education. TIME is an acronym for "Topics for Indexing Medical Education"; ITEM is an acronym for "Index de themes pour l’education medicale." Version 1.0 of t ...

                                               

Unigram.co

Unigram is a socio-educational platform that allows current undergraduates and alumni to assign ratings to universities and lecturers. Unigram is currently available in 53 African countries, and is Africas largest website for lecturer and univers ...

                                               

UNIQUe Certification

The UNIQUe Certification is a quality label awarded to Higher Education Institutions, for quality use of ICT. The label is managed by the EFQUEL, and was co-developed by the MENON Network, EFMD, and Europace. The quality of both products and prog ...