At a Glance

- Changing mindset and belief system.

- Belief systems of teachers, parents and policymakers are not exact reproduction
  of formal theories.

- Learning and assessment cultures can change.

- Assessment is ‘the tail that wags the dog’. A change of assessment became the   engine of the change process and a strong engine is needed to move.

- Educational researchers deeply committed to classroom practices in coalition with 
  teachers represent a strong force.

- New assessment forms involve a major conceptual shift and both teachers’ and   students need to support to change their practices.

- Students have to accept some responsibility for learning.

Hargreaves, 2002;  Dysthe, 2004

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