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PADILLA MAGANA, Rosa Aurora. Large-scale international and national examinations. Encounters or disencounters?. Perfiles educativos [online]. 2009, vol.31, n.123, pp. 44-59. ISSN 0185-2698.
The purpose of this paper is to provide an outlook of the contents of two of the large-scale examinations administered to students who have finished or are about to finish secondary education; one is international and the other national. To analyze the contents of large-scale tests that are taken in a consecutive way in our country will help to know the state of our national examinations compared to the international trends for what regards the making of examinations.
Keywords : Assessment; National examinations; International tests; Secondary education.