International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives

International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives (IEJ) is an international, peer-reviewed journal for advancing academic quality and rigor in comparative and international education research. It is the official journal of the Australia and New Zealand Comparative and International Education Society (ANZCIES). IEJ seeks to promote scholarly discussion of the relationships among educational policy and practice, theory, and cross-disciplinary global studies.

Vol 12, No 1 (2013) Global 21st Century Professionals: Developing capability to work with Indigenous and other Traditionally-Oriented People

Vol 12, No 2 (2013): The local vernaculars of high-stakes testing

A Special Issue of IEJ: Comparative Perspectives that examines the
effects of high-stakes testing in a range of national contexts

Table of Contents


Front Matters PDF
Greg Thompson, PhD
Vernaculars of testing PDF
Greg Thompson, PhD
Hiding behind high-stakes testing: Meritocracy, objectivity and inequality in U.S. education PDF
Wayne Au, PhD
Accountability synopticism: How a think tank and the media developed a quasimarket for school choice in British Columbia PDF
Michael Simmonds, EdD, P.Taylor Webb, PhD
Markets, managerialism and teachers’ work: the invisible hand of high stakes testing in England PDF
Howard Stevenson, PhD, Phil Wood, PhD
NAPLAN, MySchool and Accountability: Teacher perceptions of the effects of testing PDF
Greg Thompson, PhD
Testing capitalism: Perpetuating privilege behind the masks of merit and objectivity PDF
P. L. Thomas, PhD
Rationalising national assessment in New Zealand PDF
John O'Neill, PhD
Historicizing and contextualizing global policy discourses: Test- and standards-based accountabilities in education PDF
Bob Lingard, PhD

ISSN: ISSN 2202-493X