Assessment for Deep Learning

| December 27, 2017

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The New Pedagogies for Deep Learning (NPDL) global partnership was formed in 2013 as a response to the widening gap between the knowledge, skills and competencies students were acquiring in traditional schooling and those to which students, their families, community members and employers ascribe real importance for life today. The partnership engages clusters of schools in seven countries (Australia, Canada, Finland, Netherlands, New Zealand, United States, Uruguay) in fostering, describing and measuring deep learning that closes this gap by connecting to and driving students and the world forward.

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