Vol 8, No 2 (2016)

High-stakes testing and Educational Governance – Insights and innovations in European school systems

Table of Contents

Editorial

High-stakes testing and Educational Governance – Insights and innovations in European school systems. Special Issue Editorial PDF
Ramona Lorenz, Birgit Eickelmann, Wilfried Bos 5-9

Article Focus

Does gender make a difference? Gender-Related fairness of high-stakes testing in A-level examinations in English as foreign language in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia in the context of Educational Governance PDF
Ramona Lorenz 10-30
How do teachers prepare their students for statewide exit exams? A comparison of Finland, Ireland, and the Netherlands PDF
Esther Dominique Klein 31-59
Governing the transition to higher levels of education and differences between achievement and school grades by gender PDF
Gašper Cankar 60-86
The problem posed by exam choice on the comparability of results in the Finnish matriculation examination PDF
Sirkku Kupiainen, Jukka Marjanen, Jarkko Hautamäki 87-106

Article General

The quantitative empirical determination of writing skills of first graders – Challenges and gain of an approach based on analytical criteria compared to a holistic evaluation PDF (Deutsch)
Sanna Pohlmann-Rother, Edgar Schoreit, Anja Kürzinger 107-135
Assessment of student engagement among junior high school students and associations with self-esteem, burnout, and academic achievement PDF
Tuomo E. Virtanen, Noona Kiuru, Marja-Kristiina Lerkkanen, Anna-Maija Poikkeus, Matti Kuorelahti 136-157
Do teacher stereotypes about school tracks function as expectations at the collective level and do they relate to the perception of obstacles in the classroom and to teachers’ self-efficacy beliefs? PDF
Michel Knigge, Vibeke Nordstrand, Anke Walzebug 158-191
Elsa Köhler (1879–1940): An almost forgotten pioneer of educational research PDF (Deutsch)
Günter Krampen 192-211
Perceived learning environments and metacognitive strategy knowledge at the upper secondary school level PDF
Yves Karlen 212-232

Reviews

Abs, Hermann Josef, Brüsemeister, Thomas, Schemmann, Michael & Wissinger, Jochen (Hrsg.). (2015). Governance im Bildungssystem. Analysen zur Mehrebenenperspektive, Steuerung und Koordination. PDF (Deutsch)
Jochen U. Schwarz 233-236