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introduction of moderation of assessments to an international middle school.

Garry Arnott

introduction of moderation of assessments to an international middle school.

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Published by Oxford Brookes University in Oxford .
Written in English


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ContributionsOxford Brookes University. Westminster Institute of Education.
The Physical Object
Pagination39p.
Number of Pages39
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Open LibraryOL19550346M

Assessments for International Schools At GL Education when we visit schools and organisations around the world, despite the incredible diversity of culture, curriculum and availability of resources, we see a common theme where teachers and school leaders are all seeking answers to similar challenges. Information relating to assessment and moderation. Physical Education, School Sport and Physical Activity.


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