Essays about: "English national test a"

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  1. 1. Challenging tradition : Teaching English in Sweden without the influence of National Testing

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Robin Österberg; [2021]
    Keywords : upper secondary school; national tests; standardised testing; English teaching; Sweden; teacher autonomy; assessment; interviewer effect; teaching to the test; reactivity theory; Campbell’s Law;

    Abstract : When the Swedish school system met with the novel experience of cancelled the annual national tests in spring 2020, teachers across the country were forced to adapt to teaching without this traditional support. Due to English being one of the subjects required to administer national tests, upper secondary school English teachers were immediately affected. READ MORE

  2. 2. Teacher certification and student achievement - A quantitative study of Swedish compulsory schools

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Zhila Azez; [2020-07-10]
    Keywords : Teacher certification; student achievement; compulsory schools; Fixed-effect model;

    Abstract : This paper aims to study the impact of teacher certification on student achievement in Swedish compulsory schools by using panel data from the Swedish National Agency for Education for the period 2014/2015 – 2018/2019. In 2011, Sweden introduced new school reforms with stricter policies for teacher certification. READ MORE

  3. 3. Picking up the PISA? Teacher certification and student achievement in Sweden

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Anja Tuneld; [2020]
    Keywords : Teacher certification; teacher quality; student achievement; education policy;

    Abstract : In an effort to raise the status of teachers and increase the quality and equity of Swedish education by ensuring competent teachers, a national and subject-specific teacher certification was introduced in 2011, despite scant evidence in favor of teacher certification. This thesis attempts to answer the question: What effect do certified teachers in Sweden have on ninth grade student achievement? By applying fixed effects models to school-level panel data spanning the academic years 2014/2015-2018/2019, this study finds that certified teachers have significant and positive effects on student achievement in mathematics, at least in terms of standardized national test results. READ MORE

  4. 4. Automatically Generate Questions for National Examinations in English Reading Comprehension

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Victoria Hendered; August Jönsson; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : In recent years the amount of research in automatically generated questions (AQG) have been on the rise. AQG can be applied to many different fields where one such field is education. The Swedish national test (Nationella provet) is a nation wide test in Sweden that can take 1,5 to 2 years to create. READ MORE

  5. 5. Variation in Assessment : A Coh-Metrix Analysis of Evaluation of Written English in the Swedish Upper Secondary School

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Hugo Simion Malmcrona; [2020]
    Keywords : Writing assessment; lexical sophistication; cohesion; Coh-Metrix; L2 writing;

    Abstract : Reliable evaluation is an important part of language education. However, reliable evaluation of student writing is notoriously difficult to achieve nationally. READ MORE