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An assessment of external quality assurance practices the sections that follow, review the primary new practices of external academic quality assurance and the issues they raise for higher education. Five characteristics of quality educational assessments - part three assessment literacy involves understanding how assessments are made, what type of assessments answer what questions, and how the data from assessments can be used to help teachers, students, parents, and other stakeholders make decisions about teaching and learning. Using assessment to improve the quality of education thomas kellaghan and vincent greaney paris 2001 unesco: international institute for educational planning.
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