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Tveit, Sverre – Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, 2018
This article promulgates a conceptual framework for researching various roles of educational assessment emphasised in governments' assessment policies as a basis for comparing policy-making related to national testing in primary and lower secondary education in Norway and Sweden from 2000-2017. The study analyses policy documents and expert…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Interviews, Public Officials, National Competency Tests
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Lillejord, Sølvi; Elstad, Eyvind; Kavli, Håkon – Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, 2018
While it is generally assumed that the aim of teacher evaluation is to "formatively" support teachers' professional development, research finds that teacher evaluation practices are predominantly "summative". This paper describes a Norwegian governmental policy experiment aiming to overcome this fallacy through a bargaining…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Evaluation, Evaluation Problems, Public Policy
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Nortvedt, Guri A.; Santos, Leonor; Pinto, Jorge – Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, 2016
In this study, we aim to understand the forces driving assessment for learning (AfL) in primary school teaching. By applying a case study design, including the two cases of Norway and Portugal and using mathematics teaching as an example, available policy documents and research reports are analysed to identify the differences and similarities that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Case Studies
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Jølle, Lennart – Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, 2015
Novice members of a Norwegian national rater panel tasked with assessing Year 8 pupils' written texts were studied during three successive preparation sessions (2011-2012). The purpose was to investigate how the raters successfully make use of different decision-making strategies in an assessment situation where pre-set criteria and standards give…
Descriptors: Interrater Reliability, Writing Evaluation, Decision Making, Novices
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Tveit, Sverre – Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, 2014
Norway has seen major changes in the field of educational assessment over the past decade, following the 2001 '"PISA shock" that stimulated reform of the entire primary and secondary education systems: new outcome-based curricula with cross-disciplinary basic skills were accompanied by major revision of assessment regulations,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Change
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Doig, Brian – Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy and Practice, 2006
In this paper, I will argue that it is possible to use data from large-scale international and national mathematics assessment programmes, whose attention is on summative achievement, to provide formative information that informs teachers about the effects of their classroom practice. However, to have impact on, and be useful for, classroom…
Descriptors: Measurement, Mathematics Achievement, Formative Evaluation, Summative Evaluation