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Mandatory assessment

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

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

Evaluación obligatoria

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.