Indicators Of The Democratisation Of Knowledge Assessment In Gimnazija Education Dr. Tina Vršnik Perše, dr. Milena Ivanuš Grmek, Tina Rutar Leban and dr. Marija Javornik Krečič
Summary: The following paper presents different aspects of the grading process in the Slovenian high school educational system (upper secondary – gymnasium). In the .rst part, the theoretical background of the issue is presented. Moreover, the same part de.nes terms such as examination and grading process as they are presented and analyzed in the contemporary literature. The second part of the paper presents results of the research study Evaluation of the gymnasium education with regard to complexity off curriculum, cohesion of knowledge and representativeness of goals, which was administered in 2005 and 2006. The main focus of the paper is put on the issue of democratization of the grading process. The subjective perspectives of gymnasium teachers and pupils on the grading process during school lessons is presented. The results show, that there is a relatively low rate of democratization present in the grading process of the gymnasium education. There are statistically signi.cant differences between the answers of teachers and pupils and also between teachers teaching different subjects. In general, the paper shows that there is of high importance to put more attention on high-quality pedagogical quali.cation of the gymnasium teachers.