Haute Ecole pédagogique Fribourg

Le testing provincial de l’Ontario vu par les enseignants : opportunité de développement professionnel ou obligation de faire réussir leurs élèves aux tests ?

Yerly, Gonzague

In: Évaluer. Journal international de recherche en éducation et formation, 2018, vol. 4, no. 3, p. 79-103

In the early 2000s, the Province of Ontario has implemented an ambitious system of standardized testing of pupils’ achievement to enhance the performance of its educational system. Ontario's testing policy differentiates both traditional accountability systems (hard or soft). The testing has increased the province's results and improved alignment of the curriculum. But what about teachers...

Haute Ecole pédagogique Fribourg

L’évaluation externe des acquis des élèves, un "mal nécessaire" pour les enseignants = External testing, a "necessary evil" for the teachers

Yerly, Gonzague

In: Revista de Sociología de la Educación, 2017, vol. 10, no. 3, p. 502-518

This article proposes an analysis of the perceptions of teachers regarding a system of external testing of pupils’ achievements in primary schooling in the canton of Fribourg in Switzerland. In this context, different types of external tests (reference test in 4th and 6th grade; selection test in 8th grade) must allow teachers to adjust their teaching practices. A mixed research approach...

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Haute Ecole pédagogique Fribourg

Modération statistique et modération sociale des résultats scolaires : approches opposées ou complémentaires ?

Laveault, Dany ; Yerly, Gonzague

In: Mesure et évaluation en éducation, 2017, vol. 40, no. 2, p. 91-123

The moderation of evaluation results is a common practice in many educational systems. its goals are to reinforce equity between students’ results and/or their comparability when assessment is used to certify or select students. Depending on the context, different methods are applied. Two approaches are identified: statistical moderation and social moderation. The first is generally a...