Scottish Scholastic Survey, 1953


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The aim of this survey was to assess the standard of education in Scottish primary schools through examination of test results and other variables.

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Variables Data comprise results of written tests (one paper in each of: mechanical arithmetic, arithmetic reasoning, English usage and English comprehension). Copies of these tests are available in the publication cited below (pp. 28 - 56). Background information on the pupils includes: date of birth; sex; whether handicapped; whether left-handed. Information on the school includes region; type of local area; school's transfer arrangements; average size of class; number of full-time primary teachers (excluding visiting teachers); number of pupils on primary roll at 31st March, 1953. In addition, a random sample indicator is given (pupils born on the first of each month from August, 1942 - June, 1943).

No sampling (total universe)

Educational measurements

Compilation or synthesis of existing material

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Creator Scottish Council for Research in Education
Publisher UK Data Service
Publication Year 1976
Funding Reference Scottish Council for Research in Education
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Discipline Social Sciences
Spatial Coverage Scotland