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ERIC Number: EJ829613
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Feb
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 34
ISSN: ISSN-0031-3831
Educational Evaluation in Scandinavian Countries: Converging or Diverging Practices?
Hansen, Hanne Foss
Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, v53 n1 p71-87 Feb 2009
Current educational evaluation is institutionalized as an element in national educational policy in Sweden, Denmark, and Norway. This article analyses how higher education and primary and lower secondary education have adopted and institutionalized educational evaluation. The analysis shows similarities and differences in organizing and practicing evaluation both across educational levels and across countries. Sweden was an early adaptor, Denmark and Norway later ones. Educational evaluation was institutionalized in higher education prior to primary and secondary education. In both cases international dynamics have played an important role. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Denmark; Norway; Sweden