Changing systems of external examination

he purpose of this paper is to review and identify changes in systems of external examinations in Denmark, the UK and Norway.  Comparative analysis of studies, reviews and documents concerning the purpose and functioning of systems of external examination in three selected countries. The paper concludes that systems of external examinations are being transformed from a focus on student performance to a focus on programme quality and coherence in all three countries studied.

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Title Changing systems of external examination
Category Academic article
AuthorBjørn Stensaker
AuthorEllen Brandt
AuthorNils Henrik Solum
publication year2008
issn0968-4883