In 2015, the DEPP (Direction de l’evaluation, de la prospective et de la performance, a section of the French Ministry of Education) launched the largest standardized online test in Europe to date: an assessment for 160,000 of France’s sixth graders, measuring a set of required basic skills in French, Math, and Science (SOCLE).
How did they accomplish it? What were the key considerations in the planning stage? What steps did they take to mitigate risks and ensure a successful deployment?
We interviewed Thierry Rocher, Deputy Head of the Office for Student Assessments in DEPP – a section of the French Ministry of Education – for his valuable insights and practical advice.
Read the Practical Guide to Successful Large-Scale Assessments Online to discover:
- The key selection criteria you should consider
- Steps to ensure a smooth deployment
- Tips on helping schools become technology-ready