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Mandatory assessment

Definition
High-stake assessment administered to all students of a given grade, where passing the assessment is required for completion of a given education level or enrolment in higher education.

Évaluation obligatoire

Définition
Évaluation aux enjeux élevés menée parmi tous les apprenants d’une année d’études donnée.

Evaluación obligatoria

Definición
Prueba de alta exigencia (high-stake) administrada a todos los estudiantes de un grado determinado. La aprobación de esta evaluación es un requisito para concluir un nivel de educación o avanzar a un nivel superior.