Orbis scholae is an academic journal published by Charles University, Prague. It features articles on school education in the wider socio-cultural context. It aims to contribute to our understanding and the development of school education, and to the reflection of teaching practice and educational policy.

ORBIS SCHOLAE, Vol 9 No 2 (2015), 148–154

School Tracking: Diverse Mechanisms, Effects, and Policy Responses Conference Report

Vít Šťastný, Monika Boušková

DOI: https://doi.org/10.14712/23363177.2018.17
announced: 01. 02. 2018


An international conference School tracking: Diverse mechanisms, effects and policy responses1 was hosted by the Faculty of Education of Charles University in Prague in the warm days of 26th and 27th May 2015. The central topic of the conference, as its title suggests, was school tracking, which refers to the practice of assigning students to instruction groups on the basis of their ability (Hallinnan, 1994).

references (2)

1. Hallinan, M. T. (1994). Tracking: From theory to practice. Sociology of Education, 67(2), 79−84. CrossRef

2. Walterová, E., Černý, K., Greger, D., & Chvál, M. (2010). Školství − věc (ne)veřejná: názory veřejnosti na školu a vzdělávání. Praha: Karolinum.

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