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International assessment

Definition
Assessment of learning outcomes that provides information that is similar to that of the national assessment, but for more than one national education system. It is generally not sensitive to individual systems since its main goal is the comparability of the results among the participating countries.

Évaluation internationale

Définition
Évaluation des acquis de l’apprentissage qui fournit des informations similaires à celles de l’évaluation nationale, mais pour plus d’un système d’éducation national. Généralement, elle n’est pas sensible à des systèmes individuels puisque son principal objectif est la comparabilité des résultats entre les pays participants.

Evaluación internacional

Definición
Evaluación de resultados de aprendizaje que proporciona información similar a la derivada de la evaluación nacional, pero aplicable a más de un sistema nacional de educación. Generalmente, no es sensible a sistemas individuales dado que su principal objetivo es la comparabilidad de resultados entre los países participantes.