Finding the truth about a student’s learning, a teacher’s or leader’s effectiveness, a system’s impact, or program or policy implementation is more than adding up all the numbers, doing a quick common assessment, or relying on the results of large scale assessment.

Finding the truth is both more complex and complicated than that. It takes time and relies on the following three things:

  • Triangulation
  • Tight feedback cycles
  • Letting the evidence and the learners speak for itself/themselves 

To read more, please continue to our blog.

You can also extend your learning by reading the accounts in Quality Assessment in High Schools: Accounts from Teachers. In this resource,14 secondary teachers describe how they get closer to “the truth”.

With all our best,

Anne, Sandra, Brenda, and the connect2learning team