Educational assessment in Norway

  title={Educational assessment in Norway},
  author={Sverre Tveit},
  journal={Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy \& Practice},
  pages={221 - 237}
  • Sverre Tveit
  • Published 31 March 2014
  • Education
  • Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice
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, comprehensive government projects promoting formative assessment, national tests as a main component in a new national quality assessment system and new regulations for… 

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