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Republic of North Macedonia

OECD Reviews of Evaluation and Assessment in Education: North Macedonia

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Published on June 04, 2019

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How can assessment and evaluation policies work together more effectively to improve student outcomes in primary and secondary schools? The country reports in this series analyse major issues facing evaluation and assessment policy to identify improvements that can be made to enhance the quality, equity and efficiency of school education.The Republic of North Macedonia has made remarkable progress in expanding access to education and strengthening institutional capacity. Yet, the majority of young Macedonians leave school without mastering the basic competencies for life and work and students’ background continues to influence performance. This review, developed in cooperation with UNICEF, provides North Macedonia with recommendations to help strengthen its evaluation and assessment system, by moving towards a system where assessment provides students with helpful feedback to improve learning. It will be of interest to North Macedonia, as well as other countries looking to make more effective use of their evaluation and assessment system to improve quality and equity, and result in better outcomes for all students.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword
Acronyms and abbreviations
Executive summary
Assessment and Recommendations
The education system in the Republic of North Macedonia
Raising learning outcomes through student assessment
Using teacher appraisal to support and incentivise good teaching
Aligning school evaluation with its core purposes of accountability and improvement
Creating a stronger framework to monitor and evaluate national progress in education
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