Higher marks when teachers correct own schools' National tests

2:39 min
  • Secondary and upper secondary schools score higher when teachers correct their own students' national tests than when external examiners do it.
  • So shows a report from the National Schools Inspectorate, which had independent assessors re-evaluate tests from around 300 schools.
  • "A problem of equivalence when two students with the same knowledge are evaluated in different ways, " says Fanny Hemmingsson at the Schools Inspectorate.