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Book Chapter: Comparing Educational Achievements

TitleComparing Educational Achievements
Authors
Issue Date2014
PublisherComparative Education Research Centre, University of Hong Kong ; Springer
Citation
Comparing Educational Achievements. In Bray, M., Adamson, B. and Mason, M. (Eds.), Comparative Education Research: Approaches and Methods (2nd ed.), p. 387-414. Hong Kong: Comparative Education Research Centre, University of Hong Kong ; Springer, 2014 How to Cite?
AbstractWhen George Bereday, the famous comparative educator from Columbia University in New York (see e.g. Bereday 1964), first heard of the work of the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) in the early 1960s, he said that the IEA researchers were comparing the incomparable. Perhaps he meant that it was impossible to compare pupils and schools from different cultures. Perhaps he meant that there were so many differences between systems of education that it was impossible to compare them. After all, the pupils begin school at different ages, the curricula are different, the ways in which teachers are trained are different, and, and, and, …!
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/220691
ISBN
Series/Report no.CERC Studies in Comparative Education; v. 32

 

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dc.contributor.authorLeung, FKS-
dc.contributor.authorPark, K-
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dc.date.available2015-10-16T06:49:44Z-
dc.date.issued2014-
dc.identifier.citationComparing Educational Achievements. In Bray, M., Adamson, B. and Mason, M. (Eds.), Comparative Education Research: Approaches and Methods (2nd ed.), p. 387-414. Hong Kong: Comparative Education Research Centre, University of Hong Kong ; Springer, 2014-
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dc.description.abstractWhen George Bereday, the famous comparative educator from Columbia University in New York (see e.g. Bereday 1964), first heard of the work of the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) in the early 1960s, he said that the IEA researchers were comparing the incomparable. Perhaps he meant that it was impossible to compare pupils and schools from different cultures. Perhaps he meant that there were so many differences between systems of education that it was impossible to compare them. After all, the pupils begin school at different ages, the curricula are different, the ways in which teachers are trained are different, and, and, and, …!-
dc.languageeng-
dc.publisherComparative Education Research Centre, University of Hong Kong ; Springer-
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dc.identifier.emailLeung, FKS: frederickleung@hku.hk-
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dc.publisher.placeHong Kong-

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