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Leveraging large-scale assessments for effective and equitable school practices: The case of the Nordic countries

  1. Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) focuses on the reading proficiency of students mostly in the fourth year of schooling. A wide selection of studies has shown that family background and ...

    Authors: Kaisa Leino, Kari Nissinen and Marjo Sirén
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2022 10:25
  2. The current study investigates school contextual effects on students’ academic self-concept and achievement, that is, peer socioeconomic effect and big-fish-little-pond effect (BFLPE), in four Nordic education...

    Authors: Kajsa Yang Hansen, Jeléna Radišić, Yi Ding and Xin Liu
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2022 10:16
  3. Gaining knowledge of what contextual factors may contribute to changes in student achievement across cycles of international large-scale assessments (ILSA), is important for educational policy and practice. Ad...

    Authors: Trude Nilsen, Hege Kaarstein and Anne-Catherine Lehre
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2022 10:15
  4. Teacher-student interactions are crucial in understanding the role of a supportive climate in instructional practices. The present study investigates the perceptions of 15-year-old Nordic students regarding fo...

    Authors: Anubha Rohatgi, Ove E. Hatlevik and Julius K. Björnsson
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2022 10:12
  5. A variety of studies point to a deterioration of educational equity in Sweden and increasing school segregation with respect to achievement and socioeconomic composition. Some schools are resilient to socioeco...

    Authors: Deborah Elin Siebecke and Maria Jarl
    Citation: Large-scale Assessments in Education 2022 10:11