Articles

Articles and papers by multifangled personnel

 

Comparison of PIAAC and PISA Frameworks for Numeracy and Mathematical Literacy by Ido Gal & Dave Tout, OECD, May 2014.

The paper examines commonalities and differences of the frameworks for the assessment of adult numeracy and mathematical literacy in PIAAC and PISA, two OECD programs for international comparative assessment of competencies.

 

PIAAC – a quick look at the data by Jan Hagston, Fine Print 2014 vol:37 #1

A brief look at the Australian data with a focus on the difference in skill levels across age – and some of the implications.

 

Lessons learnt from international assessments (Part 2) by Dave Tout, Fine Print 2013 vol:36 #3

In this part of the article Dave emphasises the importance of international assessment in providing an insight and description of task development and complexity that teachers can refer to.

Lessons learnt from international assessments (Part 1) by Dave Tout in Fine Print 2013 vol:36 #2

Dave explains the implications and value of international assessment.

 

Finding professional development by Jan Hagston, Fine Print 2013 vol:36 #3

Jan considers what is professional development and learning and how do you ‘get’ it.

 

Evidence and/or theory by Jan Hagston in Fine Print 2013 vol:36 #2

Jan explains how literature reviews and meta-analyses have helped her to keep in touch with new research.

 

Practice makes perfect sense by Jan Hagston, Fine Print 2013 vol:36 #1

Jan begins a conversation around the role of skills development in literacy and numeracy programs.

 

The story behind My neighbourhood: literacy in context by Jan Hagston in Fine Print 2012 vol:35 #3

Jan describes why she decided to write her new resource and how she developed methods and activities around theories on literacy and applied learning.

 

My neighbourhood: literacy in context review by Tracey Grimmer in Fine Print 2012 vol:35 #3