School Effectiveness in China: An Exploratory Study by Pai PengSchool Effectiveness in China: An Exploratory Study by Pai Peng

School Effectiveness in China: An Exploratory Study

byPai Peng

Hardcover | May 26, 2014

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This book is a valuable attempt to address the issue of school effectiveness in mainland China. The author applies multi-level modeling and longitudinal student achievement and survey data to evaluate school effectiveness. In the first study, the author analyzes the effects of school resources and classroom processes on student achievement. He also investigates the size of school effects, and the differential school effects for different groups of students. The other two empirical studies focus on the value-added evaluation of academic performance in schools, including consistency, stability and robustness of value-added results. The author also discusses the policy implications of these empirical findings in the Chinese school system.
Pai Peng earned his Bachelor of Administration and Master of Education (Education Economics) from Huazhong Normal University (China). He gained his PhD in Education from the University of Frankfurt/Main (Germany). He was a research associate in German Institute for International Educational Research (DIPF) and currently works as a lect...
Title:School Effectiveness in China: An Exploratory StudyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:8.27 × 5.83 × 0.98 inPublished:May 26, 2014Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3631648588

ISBN - 13:9783631648582

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Table of Contents

Contents: School effectiveness study in China – Knowledge base of school effectiveness study – Size of school effects and class effects – Value-added evaluation of school performance – Consistency and stability of value-added results – Different value-added models and robustness of value-added results.