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Nationella prov - stöd eller hot?: Några gymnasielärares uppfattning om de nationella provens betydelse
University of Skövde, School of Humanities and Informatics.
University of Skövde, School of Humanities and Informatics.
University of Skövde, School of Humanities and Informatics.
2010 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
National assessment – support or threat? : Some teachers opinions about the importance of the national assessments (English)
Abstract [en]

The purpose of this study is to analyse the significance of the national assessment in highschool education, including what the teachers express about the new instructions currently coming from the Swedish National Agency of Education, concerning a more central control of grading the national assessments. This study also covers the teachers individual responsibility when it comes to grading the national assessments. The purpose of the national assessment is to secure that grading and the education level in the country is equal. This is a qualitative study useing the method of a group discussion intervju (focusgroup intervju). Five highschool teachers took part in the discussion with questions that had been decided beforehand. The aim with this method is to give space for open discussions and reflections within the group. The result of the study shows that the respondants had been influenced by the tention between the new instructions from the Swedish National Agency of Education and the teachers autonomy. The study also elucidates the tendencies that exists in the country of grading too positive. The respondants expressed that they are affected  by the new instructions and that their final grading is controlled by the results from the assessments.

Abstract [sv]

Syftet är att synliggöra de nationella provens betydelse i gymnasieskolan innefattandevad några lärare uttrycker om förändringarna som pågår från Skolverket, angående enmer central styrning av bedömningen av de nationella proven. Undersökningen tar ävenupp lärarnas individuella ansvar i bedömningen av nationella proven. De nationellaproven ska säkerställa en rättvis bedömning nationellt och fungera som rikslikande.Detta är en kvalitativ studie där vi använt oss av en fokusgruppintervju somundersökningsmetod. Fem stycken gymnasielärare deltog i en intervju som utgick frånfasta frågeställningar. Metoden ger utrymme för diskussioner och reflektioner inomgruppen. Resultatet visar att respondenterna har påverkats av spänningsfältet mellanSkolverkets nya direktiv och lärarens autonomi. Undersökningen belyser äventendensen som finns i landet angående glädjebetyg. Respondenterna uttrycker att de ärpåverkade av de nya direktiven och att resultaten från proven styr den slutligabedömningen i en kurs.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2010. , 30 p.
Series
Enheten för lärarutbildning
Keyword [en]
National assessment, teachers opinions, grades, grading, teachers responsibility
Keyword [sv]
Nationella prov, lärares åsikter, betyg, bedömning, lärares ansvar
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Pedagogical Work
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URN: urn:nbn:se:his:diva-3718OAI: oai:DiVA.org:his-3718DiVA: diva2:298045
Presentation
(English)
Uppsok
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
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Available from: 2010-03-16 Created: 2010-02-20 Last updated: 2010-03-16Bibliographically approved

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