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Author Liang, Xiaoyan, 1968- author

Title How Shanghai does it : insights and lessons from the highest-ranking education system in the world / Xiaoyan Liang, Huma Kidwai, and Minxuan Zhang
Published Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group, 2016
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Series Directions in development
Contents Front Cover; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; About the Authors; Executive Summary; Abbreviations; Introduction; Background; Chapter 1 Overview of Shanghai and Its Education System; Introduction; Education Development in Shanghai; Annex 1A; Notes; References; Chapter 2 Systems Approach to Analyzing Education Policies and Linking Them to Implementation and Learning Outcomes; Introduction; Measuring Policy Intent and the SABER Instruments; Measuring Policy Implementation; Connecting Policy Intent, Implementation, and PISA Learning Outcome Measures; Limitations of the Study; References
Chapter 3 Attracting and Developing an Excellent Teaching ForceIntroduction; Policy Goal 1: Setting Clear Expectations for Teachers (Advanced); Policy Goal 2: Attracting the Best into Teaching (Advanced); Policy Goal 3: Preparing Teachers with Useful Training and Experience (Established); Policy Goal 4: Matching Teachers' Skills with Students' Needs (Established); Policy Goal 5: Leading Teachers with Strong Principals (Established); Policy Goal 6: Monitoring Teaching and Learning (Advanced); Policy Goal 7: Supporting Teachers to Improve Instruction (Established)
Chapter 5 Balancing Autonomy and AccountabilityIntroduction; Policy Goal 1: Level of Autonomy in Planning and Management of the School Budget (Established); Policy Goal 2: Level of Autonomy of Personnel Management (Established); Policy Goal 3: Role of the School Council in School Governance (Emerging); Policy Goal 4: School and Student Assessment (Established); Policy Goal 5: School Accountability (Emerging); Summary; References; Chapter 6 Creating an Effective Student Assessment System; Introduction; Assessment Types and Purposes; Classroom Assessments (Established); Examinations
National Large-Scale Assessment (Established)International Large-Scale Assessment (Established); Summary; Notes; References; Chapter 7 Linking Policies and Implementation to Learning Outcomes; Introduction; Shanghai's Performance on PISA 2012; Comparing Performance between Programs; Comparing Individual and Family Background Characteristics between Programs; Comparing School Characteristics; Estimating Mathematical, Reading, and Scientific Literacy; Problem-Solving Skills; Summary; Annex 7A; Notes; References; Chapter 8 Summary and Discussion; Introduction
Policy Goal 8: Motivating Teachers to Perform (Established)Summary; References; Chapter 4 Financing Education for Quality and Equity; Introduction; Policy Goal 1: Ensuring Basic Conditions for Learning (Advanced); Policy Goal 2: Monitoring Learning Conditions and Outcomes (Established); Policy Goal 3: Overseeing Service Delivery (Established); Policy Goal 4: Budgeting with Adequate and Transparent Information (Established); Policy Goal 5: Providing More Resources to Students Who Need Them (Established); Policy Goal 6: Managing Resources Efficiently (Advanced); Summary; Notes; References
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Subject Programme for International Student Assessment.
Academic achievement -- China -- Shanghai.
Education -- China -- Shanghai.
Educational tests and measurements -- China -- Shanghai.
Form Electronic book
Author Kidwai, Huma.
Minxuan, Zhang
LC no. 2016010327
ISBN 1464807906
1464807914 (electronic bk.)
9781464807916 (electronic bk.)