Assessment for Learning is regarded as a success in UK education policy. But Rob Coe says that it is hard to implement and may be taking too much of the credit.
For those working in education, and perhaps for many others, school improvement must be one of the most important goals we could work towards. What matters more than this? And for those who follow the evidence from educational research, it seems that improving the use of assessment is one of the most powerful approaches to achieving it.