Imprint: Centre for Educational Research and Innovation
Value-added estimates are a significant improvement upon measures of school performance currently used in most education systems across OECD countries. They provide a fundamentally more accurate and valuable quantitative basis for school improvement planning, policy development and for enacting effective school accountability arrangements. This groundbreaking report provides examples of best practices in value-added modeling for measuring school performance.
Table of contents:
Introduction -Value-Added Modelling: A Definition -Format of this Report PART I. OBJECTIVES AND USE OF VALUE-ADDED MODELLING Chapter 1. Policy Objectives of the Development of a System of Value-Added Modelling Chapter 2. Presentation and Interpretation of Value-Added Models Chapter 3. Application of Value-Added Models for Internal School Improvement Annex: Implementation of a System of Value-Added Modelling; Key Steps in the Implementation Phase PART II. THE DESIGN OF VALUE-ADDED MODELS Chapter 4. Design Considerations Chapter 5. Illustrative Value-Added Models Chapter 6. Model Choice: Statistical and Methodological Issues PART III. IMPLEMENTATION OF A SYSTEM OF VALUE-ADDED MODELLING Chapter 7. Setting Policy Objectives and Choosing the Appropriate Value-Added Model Chapter 8. Further Development and Use of Value-Added Modelling Bibliography