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Conference 2008

Large-Scale Assessment:
Supporting the Everyday Work of Schools
Balanced Assessment: Completing the Picture

On November 13 and 14, 2008, EQAO hosted its third provincial conference: “Large-Scale Assessment: Supporting the Everyday Work of Schools: Balanced Assessment: Completing the Picture.”

EQAO brought together leaders in Ontario’s education system and experts in large-scale assessment. We invite you to experience the plenary sessions of this event by viewing the video clips below.

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Opening Remarks

Marguerite Jackson
CEO, Education Quality and Accountability Office

Education: The World’s Greatest Force for Good

Stephen Lewis
Co-director, AIDS-Free World

Closing the Gaps Among Large-Scale International Assessments,
National Assessments and Classroom Assessments:
Current Approaches and Future Challenges

Romain Martin
Professor, Psychology and Educational Science, Université du Luxembourg

Talk About Assessment:
Eight Big Ideas to Support Learning for All Students

Damian Cooper
Independent Education Consultant

Assessment—With a Touch of Class

Barbara Plake
Emeritus distinguished professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The “Right” Stuff


Brian L. Desbiens
Chair, EQAO’s Board of Directors

Change-Leadership in Action:
Engaging the Power of Level-Five Networks for Sustainable Change

Douglas Reeves
Founder, Leadership and Learning Center

EQAO: Balancing Assessment for Student Learning

Lorna Earl
Director, Aporia Consulting Ltd.

Conference- Closing Address

Marguerite Jackson
CEO, Education Quality and Accountability Office
Education Quality and Accountability Office, Suite 1200, 2 Carlton Street, Toronto ON  M5B 2M9  
Telephone: 1-888-327-7377   •   Fax: 416-325-0831
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