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OECD Test for Schools: Gwinnett County Public Schools on a Global Stage

Webinar:


OECD Test for Schools: Gwinnett County Public Schools on a Global Stage

Panelists
Ashley Berner
, Deputy Director, Johns Hopkins Institute for Education Policy
John Campbell, Principal (retired), Discovery High School, Gwinnett County Public Schools (GA)
Karen Johnston, Coordinator, Office of Research and Evaluation, Gwinnett County Public Schools (GA)
Winsome Waite, Senior Director of Policy and Advocacy for Policy to Practice, Alliance for Excellent Education

 

On February 28, 2017 the Alliance for Excellent Education (the Alliance) held a webinar highlighting its recently released case study on schools and districts that use the OECD Test for Schools to drive improvement efforts. A special emphasis was placed on Gwinnett County Public Schools, the largest school district in Georgia and among the fifteen largest school districts in the country.

Developed by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the OECD Test for Schools is a school-level test based on the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). School and district leaders who administer the assessment receive an integrated, information-rich report that identifies student performance and provides information about factors such as motivation and confidence. The Test for Schools functions like an index of the factors that matter for student success and allows educators to develop a road map for continuous change and improved student achievement.

The Alliance’s case study, “OECD Test for Schools: How Three School Systems Are Improving Student Achievement,” profiles two school districts and one school that use the Test for Schools to monitor student academic outcomes and inform teaching practice to meet student learning needs. Today’s webinar features a district leader from Gwinnett who will discuss that district’s commitment to preparing students for success on a global stage.

Panelists addressed questions from the online audience.

Please direct questions concerning the webinar to alliance@all4ed.org. If you are unable to watch the webinar live, an archived version will be available at http://www.all4ed.org/webinars approximately 1–2 business days after the event airs.


The Alliance for Excellent Education is a Washington, DC–based national policy, practice, and advocacy organization dedicated to ensuring that all students, particularly those who are traditionally underserved, graduate from high school ready for success in college, work, and citizenship. www.all4ed.org

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