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2010

Julian Fraillon

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Initial Findings From The Iea International Civic And Citizenship Education Study, Wolfram Schulz, John Ainley, Julian Fraillon, David Kerr, Bruno Losito Sep 2010

Initial Findings From The Iea International Civic And Citizenship Education Study, Wolfram Schulz, John Ainley, Julian Fraillon, David Kerr, Bruno Losito

Julian Fraillon

The 2009 IEA study of civic and citizenship education (ICCS), conducted in 38 countries around the world, built on the previous IEA studies of civic education, but took place in a context characterized by significant societal change, including the rapid development of new communication technologies, increased movement of people between countries, and the growth of supranational organizations. The data gathered from more than 140,000 students and 62,000 teachers in over 5,300 schools during the course of the study offers information that countries and education systems worldwide can use to inform and improve policy and practice in civic ...


Constructing A Described Achievement Scale For The International Civic And Citizenship Education Study, Julian Fraillon Sep 2010

Constructing A Described Achievement Scale For The International Civic And Citizenship Education Study, Julian Fraillon

Julian Fraillon

This paper presents a draft described civic and citizenship cognitive achievement scale based on the International Civics and Citizenship Education Study (ICCS) field trial cognitive test items and student achievement data. The paper briefly outlines the process of generating the described scale before presenting and examining the substance of the scale. The scale is based on data from the 80 test items used in the ICCS field trial that have been included in the ICCS main survey test instrument. The described scale comprises four discrete described achievement levels that are further articulated by examples of achievement. Key aspects of the ...


What Makes A Difference? How Measuring The Non-Academic Outcomes Of Schooling Can Help Guide School Practice, Prue Anderson, Julian Fraillon Sep 2010

What Makes A Difference? How Measuring The Non-Academic Outcomes Of Schooling Can Help Guide School Practice, Prue Anderson, Julian Fraillon

Julian Fraillon

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An International Perspective On Civic And Citizenship Education: Exploring The Learning Context For Lower Secondary Students, Wolfram Schulz, Julian Fraillon Sep 2010

An International Perspective On Civic And Citizenship Education: Exploring The Learning Context For Lower Secondary Students, Wolfram Schulz, Julian Fraillon

Julian Fraillon

The purpose of the International Civic and Citizenship Education Study (ICCS) is to investigate, in a range of countries, the ways in which young people are prepared and consequently ready and able to undertake their roles as citizens. In pursuit of this purpose, the study will report on student achievement, student activities, value beliefs, behavioural intentions and attitudes related to civic and citizenship education. The collection of contextual data will help to explain variation in these outcome variables. This paper describes how the learning context for civic education is explored in the ICCS survey. It outlines the conceptual framework, the ...