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More than Dots on a Chart – OTF Position Paper on Assessment in Ontario

The Ontario Teachers’ Federation has released a position paper about setting a new course for assessment in the Ontario education system.  Here is the OTF’s news release and a link to the document.

More than Dots on a Chart – Setting a New Course forotf paper Assessment in Ontario

A position paper of the Ontario Teachers’ Federation

Ontario is recognized as a renowned, global leader in education. Our teachers, educators and stakeholders share a commitment to continually improve the education system. Our collective understanding of assessment and evaluation has evolved since the publication of A New Vision for Large-Scale Testing in Ontario (2011). OTF and its Affiliates continue to believe in evidence-based research tempered and informed by the experience of classroom teachers. OTF believes it is time to set a new course for assessment in Ontario’s public education system.

Click on More than Dots on a Chart to read the paper.


Real Accountability or Illusion of Success? A Call to Review Standardized Testing in Ontario

The Action Canada Task Force on Standardized Testing has released a report analyzing the place of standardized testing as an accountability measure in Canadian K-12 education systems, using Ontario as a case study focus.


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