The goal of educational assessment is to evaluate student learning by comparing it against a standard or benchmark. For summative assessments, the results often determine whether a student has reached a certain level or not. High stake assessments should therefore be of outstanding quality, as much depends on them. Not in the least society's faith in its educational system.
Cito supports professionals in improving examinations in all aspects: from item construction, to test taking procedures. From sampling to data analysis. And much more.
Educational assessment is the foundation of any educational system. Assessments reflect the ambition of governments in education. Good assessment tools lead to higher levels in learning. Therefore, tests and examinations need to be of undisputed quality. With a proper measuring tool you know what you measure and what to focus on.