A view inside primary schools: a world education indicators (WEI) cross-national study, Volume 671
UNESCO Institute for Statistics, Jul 10, 2008 - Business & Economics - 290 pages
"The World Education Indicators' Survey of Primary Schools (WEI-SPS) offers unique insight into the classrooms of 11 diverse countries, [Argentina, Brazil, Chile, India, Malaysia, Paraguay, Peru, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Tunisia and Uruguay], in order to understand and monitor the factors shaping the quality and equality of primary education. It examines the main issues and inputs shaping primary schools: the background characteristics of pupils; demographic and educational characteristics of teachers and school heads; school resources and conditions; instructional time; school management; teaching and learning styles in the classroom; as well as learning opportunities provided to pupils"--P. 3.
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academic achievement Argentina Brazil Chile ask pupils assessments average benchmark text Brazil Chile India Chile India Malaysia city/town schools Correlation curriculum effect sizes enrolment Grade 4 classes Grade 4 pupils Grade 4 teachers India Malaysia Paraguay indices instructional Lanka and Tunisia Lanka Tunisia Uruguay learning less lessons Locating information Madhya Pradesh Malaysia Paraguay Peru mean values mice national experts Paraguay Peru Philippines parents Perceived difficulty Percentage of Grade Percentage of primary percentage of pupils percentile Peru Philippines Sri Philippines Sri Lanka PIRLS primary pupils primary schools private schools Professional satisfaction public schools pupils had teachers pupils in schools pupils whose teachers Rajasthan reading activities relatively responses school heads school location schools serving single-sex schools Social advantage Sri Lanka Tunisia staff Tamil Nadu Teacher complaints teachers reported text Grammar textbooks Tunisia Uruguay WEI-SPS types of reading UNESCO Uruguay WEI-SPS median village schools WEI-SPS countries