Monthly Archives: November 2022

Links I Liked #33

  • A new-ish paper by Das, Singh & Chang (2022) “Test scores and educational opportunities: Panel evidence from five low- and middle-income countries” is a sobering reminder of the primacy of family wealth and socioeconomic status: “A striking implication is that in every country, children from low SES backgrounds who are in the 80th percentile of test scores at age 12 have similar years of completed schooling at age 22 as children from high SES backgrounds who were at the 20th percentile of test scores.”
  • IEA published a list of “Factsheets” for International Large Scale Assessments (ILSAs), for example TIMSS 2019.
  • RTI (2021) Higher Grounds: Practical Guidelines for Forging Learning Pathways in Upper Primary Education
  • Nice visualisation of Pakistan’s 2022 budget (GitHub)