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McKay, Penny – Babel, 2001
Focuses on the introduction of standards in the Australian educational setting, which have been used to measure language learning. Suggests that language teaching and assessment are likely to be most effective if teachers' awareness extends beyond the technicalities of assessment. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries, Language Proficiency, Second Language Instruction
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McKay, Penny – Babel, 2000
Comments on issues related to the collection of work samples to accompany language profiles written for language education in Australia. Suggests that the developers of the ACT work samples have produced an important collection of materials that will work best with a series of guided professional development activities where teachers come together…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Guides, Instructional Materials, Professional Development
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McKay, Penny – Babel, 2000
This article presents parts two and three of a three-part article that explores the role that school language learning can play in the development of literacy, as well as the role that the teaching of literacy can play in language learning. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Strategies, Literacy, Literacy Education
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McKay, Penny – Babel, 2000
This is the first part of a three-part paper that explores the role that school language learning can play in the development of literacy, as well as the role that the teaching of literacy can play in language learning. This part deals with what current Australian Federal Government policies on literacy mean by literacy. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Literacy, School Role