This site belongs to UNESCO's International Institute for Educational Planning

Learning Assessments

Click on a country to see in which regional evaluations it participates

In order to improve students’ learning, we need to know more about how much students are learning now and where improvement is most needed. The assessment of learning is therefore a crucial issue that countries will need to strategically address as they develop education sector monitoring plans.

On this page, you can access articles discussing learning assessments for diverse contexts and purposes; key considerations in designing national learning assessments; and the particular assessment tools currently available on an international scale. The interactive map shown on this page also gives an overview of the different regional and international assessments each country participates in (access this information by clicking on any country of interest to you).

Available international assessment tools

Various international initiatives have created tools for education assessment in learning and education/school management. These international assessment tools are sample (...)