Essays about: "teacher quality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 36 essays containing the words teacher quality.

  1. 1. EDUCATIONAL QUALITY AND EQUITY IN SOUTH AFRICA: EVIDENCE FROM TIMSS 2015

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Ernest Mensah; [2020-09-09]
    Keywords : educational quality; educational equity; teacher quality; instructional quality; teacher qualification; teacher confidence; ocisoeconomic status; ; two-level structural equation modelling; TIMSS; South Africa;

    Abstract : Aim:This study aims to investigate the relationship between teacher qualification and characteristics, teacher instructional quality, students’ family socioeconomic background, and student mathematics achievement with the South Africa data from TIMSS 2015.Theory:The dynamic model of educational effectiveness, proposed by Creemers and Kyriakides (2008) in understanding variables within each level and across different levels related (such as student-level and classroom-level), and Input-Process-Outcome (IPO) model, proposed by Goe (2007) was used as the theoretical framework which leads the selection of variables and was operationalized with the achievement and contextual data available in South Africa TIMSS 2015 data. READ MORE

  2. 2. TEACHER QUALITY AND PARENT EDUCATION: THEIR RELATIONSHIP TO STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT IN MATHEMATICS

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Azzah Alghamdi; [2020-09-08]
    Keywords : teacher quality; student achievement; parent education; Nordic; Gulf; TIMSS2015;

    Abstract : Aim: The main aim of this thesis is to explore the relationship between studentmathematics achievement, teacher quality (educational level/ specialization)and parents’ educational level in Nordic and Gulf countries. Furthermore, thisthesis seeks to investigate interactions between teacher quality and parents’educational level in their relation to student mathematics Achievement. READ MORE

  3. 3. Semi-Supervised Deep Learning using Consistency-Based Methods for Segmentation of Medical Images

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Axel Rönnberg; [2020]
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    Abstract : In radiation therapy, a form of cancer treatment, accurately locating the anatomical structures is required in order to limit the impact on healthy cells. The automatic task of delineating these structures and organs is called segmentation, where each pixel in an image is classified and assigned a label. READ MORE

  4. 4. Picking up the PISA? Teacher certification and student achievement in Sweden

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Anja Tuneld; [2020]
    Keywords : Teacher certification; teacher quality; student achievement; education policy;

    Abstract : In an effort to raise the status of teachers and increase the quality and equity of Swedish education by ensuring competent teachers, a national and subject-specific teacher certification was introduced in 2011, despite scant evidence in favor of teacher certification. This thesis attempts to answer the question: What effect do certified teachers in Sweden have on ninth grade student achievement? By applying fixed effects models to school-level panel data spanning the academic years 2014/2015-2018/2019, this study finds that certified teachers have significant and positive effects on student achievement in mathematics, at least in terms of standardized national test results. READ MORE

  5. 5. Variation in Assessment : A Coh-Metrix Analysis of Evaluation of Written English in the Swedish Upper Secondary School

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Hugo Simion Malmcrona; [2020]
    Keywords : Writing assessment; lexical sophistication; cohesion; Coh-Metrix; L2 writing;

    Abstract : Reliable evaluation is an important part of language education. However, reliable evaluation of student writing is notoriously difficult to achieve nationally. READ MORE