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Slovakia:Assessment in Vocational and Technical Upper Secondary Education

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Contents

Slovakia:Political, Social and Economic Background and Trends

Slovakia:Historical Development

Slovakia:Main Executive and Legislative Bodies

Slovakia:Population: Demographic Situation, Languages and Religions

Slovakia:Political and Economic Situation

Slovakia:Organisation and Governance

Slovakia:Fundamental Principles and National Policies

Slovakia:Lifelong Learning Strategy

Slovakia:Organisation of the Education System and of its Structure

Slovakia:Organisation of Private Education

Slovakia:National Qualifications Framework

Slovakia:Administration and Governance at Central and/or Regional Level

Slovakia:Administration and Governance at Local and/or Institutional Level

Slovakia:Statistics on Organisation and Governance

Slovakia:Funding in Education

Slovakia:Early Childhood and School Education Funding

Slovakia:Higher Education Funding

Slovakia:Adult Education and Training Funding

Slovakia:Early Childhood Education and Care

Slovakia:Organisation of Programmes for Children under 2-3 years

Slovakia:Teaching and Learning in Programmes for Children under 2-3 years

Slovakia:Assessment in Programmes for Children under 2-3 years

Slovakia:Organisation of Programmes for Children over 2-3 years

Slovakia:Teaching and Learning in Programmes for Children over 2-3 years

Slovakia:Assessment in Programmes for Children over 2-3 years

Slovakia:Organisational Variations and Alternative Structures in Early Childhood Education and Care

Slovakia:Single Structure Education (Integrated Primary and Lower Secondary Education)

Slovakia:Organisation of Single Structure Education

Slovakia:Teaching and Learning in Single Structure Education

Slovakia:Assessment in Single Structure Education

Slovakia:Organisational Variations and Alternative Structures in Single Structure Education

Slovakia:Upper Secondary and Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary Education

Slovakia:Organisation of Upper Secondary Education

Slovakia:Teaching and Learning in Upper Secondary Education

Slovakia:Assessment in Upper Secondary Education

Slovakia:Organisation of Vocational and Technical Upper Secondary Education

Slovakia:Teaching and Learning in Vocational and Technical Upper Secondary Education

Slovakia:Assessment in Vocational and Technical Upper Secondary Education

Slovakia:Organisation of Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary Education

Slovakia:Teaching and Learning in Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary Education

Slovakia:Assessment in Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary Education

Slovakia:Higher Education

Slovakia:Types of Higher Education Institutions

Slovakia:First Cycle Programmes

Slovakia:Bachelor

Slovakia:Short-Cycle Higher Education

Slovakia:Second Cycle Programmes

Slovakia:Programmes outside the Bachelor and Master Structure

Slovakia:Third Cycle (PhD) Programmes

Slovakia:Adult Education and Training

Slovakia:Distribution of Responsibilities

Slovakia:Developments and Current Policy Priorities

Slovakia:Main Providers

Slovakia:Main Types of Provision

Slovakia:Validation of Non-formal and Informal Learning

Slovakia:Teachers and Education Staff

Slovakia:Initial Education for Teachers Working in Early Childhood and School Education

Slovakia:Conditions of Service for Teachers Working in Early Childhood and School Education

Slovakia:Continuing Professional Development for Teachers Working in Early Childhood and School Education

Slovakia:Initial Education for Academic Staff in Higher Education

Slovakia:Conditions of Service for Academic Staff Working in Higher Education

Slovakia:Continuing Professional Development for Academic Staff Working in Higher Education

Slovakia:Initial Education for Teachers and Trainers Working in Adult Education and Training

Slovakia:Conditions of Service for Teachers and Trainers Working in Adult Education and Training

Slovakia:Continuing Professional Development for Teachers and Trainers Working in Adult Education and Training

Slovakia:Management and Other Education Staff

Slovakia:Management Staff for Early Childhood and School Education

Slovakia:Staff Involved in Monitoring Educational Quality for Early Childhood and School Education

Slovakia:Education Staff Responsible for Guidance in Early Childhood and School Education

Slovakia:Other Education Staff or Staff Working with Schools

Slovakia:Management Staff for Higher Education

Slovakia:Other Education Staff or Staff Working in Higher Education

Slovakia:Management Staff Working in Adult Education and Training

Slovakia:Other Education Staff or Staff Working in Adult Education and Training

Slovakia:Quality Assurance

Slovakia:Quality Assurance in Early Childhood and School Education

Slovakia:Quality Assurance in Higher Education

Slovakia:Quality Assurance in Adult Education and Training

Slovakia:Educational Support and Guidance

Slovakia:Special Education Needs Provision within Mainstream Education

Slovakia:Separate Special Education Needs Provision in Early Childhood and School Education

Slovakia:Support Measures for Learners in Early Childhood and School Education

Slovakia:Guidance and Counselling in Early Childhood and School Education

Slovakia:Support Measures for Learners in Higher Education

Slovakia:Guidance and Counselling in Higher Education

Slovakia:Support Measures for Learners in Adult Education and Training

Slovakia:Guidance and Counselling in a Lifelong Learning Approach

Slovakia:Mobility and Internationalisation

Slovakia:Mobility in Early Childhood and School Education

Slovakia:Mobility in Higher Education

Slovakia:Mobility in Adult Education and Training

Slovakia:Other Dimensions of Internationalisation in Early Childhood and School Education

Slovakia:Other Dimensions of Internationalisation in Higher Education

Slovakia:Other Dimensions of Internationalisation in Adult Education and Training

Slovakia:Bilateral Agreements and Worldwide Cooperation

Slovakia:Ongoing Reforms and Policy Developments

Slovakia:National Reforms in Early Childhood Education and Care

Slovakia:National Reforms in School Education

Slovakia:National Reforms in Vocational Education and Training and Adult Learning

Slovakia:National Reforms in Higher Education

Slovakia:National Reforms related to Transversal Skills and Employability

Slovakia:European Perspective

Slovakia:Legislation

Slovakia:Institutions

Slovakia:Glossary

Students Assessment

At conservatory the assessment of pupils’ study results in the major field of study or major fields of study and in other practical vocational subjects is carried out though commission examinations and the subject of the exams consists of all artistic production. The exams are held before examination commissions appointed by headteacher. The commission examinations are carried out at the end of each half-a-year and at the end of school year in the scope determined by educational program.

The differentiation examination serves for verification of the level of development of artistic skills and professional theoretical preparedness. The differentiation examination indicates the level of development of artistic skills and professional theoretical preparedness at resumption of the study, at interruption of the study, at transfer from other school or at change of the field of study. At the dance conservatory the examination in professional theoretical preparedness is not taken.

  • The pupil of conservatory receives grades on the basis of results of commission examination in the following cases:
  • at examinations in the major and other practical examinations,
  • in case of holding differentiation examination,
  • if examined on an alternative date,
  • if the pupil or his guardian or a deputy of the institution ask for examination, or if the examination is held on initiative of principal of conservatory,
  • if the pupil studies according to individual study plan,
  • if the pupil re-sits.

If it appears during the study at dance conservatory that the pupil is not capable to meet the requirements set by educational programme he/she may be transferred in Grades 1 to 4 of dance conservatory to the second stage of primary school on the basis of written request of the guardian or deputy of the institution, on the basis of teacher’s proposal for not meeting the requirements of vocational training, proposal of physician on account of health reasons. The re-sit examination is not allowed in major subject or major subjects.

For more details see the chapter Aaaessment in Vocational Upper Secondary Education.


Progression of Students

The information is available in the chapter Assessment in Vocational Upper Secondary Education.


Certification

Final post-secondary examination

Final post-secondary examination completes enhanced post-secondary studies or inovative  post-secondary studies.

The pupil may take the final postsecondary examination, in case he/she has successfully completed the last year of study.  It is a professional examination in which the level of improvement or innovation of professional knowledge and skills of the pupil received by postsecondary study is attested. It consists of theoretical part of professional component and practical part of the professional component. According to nature of the respective study field the practical part of professional component may consists of written or graphical solution of tasks. The theoretical part of professional component is oral. It is held in regular examination session in June, in extraordinary examination session in September, or in February of the following school year.

For more details see the chapter: Assessment in Vocational Upper Secondary Education.


Vocational Secondary Schools

Based on the vocational secondary school study the pupil receives:

  • lower vocational secondary education, that the pupil receives by successful completing of the last year of 2-year educational programme in the field of study in the vocational secondary school  or by successful completing of the last year of educational programme in the field of study in the vocational school to be completed by a final examination; by a document on the received level of education and, at the same time, on the received qualification is a certificate on final examination; in the fields of study determined by the State educational programme a certificate on the received qualification may be also a Certificate on Apprenticeship,
  • vocational secondary education, that the pupil receives by successful completing of the last year of at least three-year and at most four-year educational programme in the field of study in the vocational secondary school to be completed by a final examination, a certificate on the received level of education is a  certificate on final examination with a supplement,  and a document on the received qualification is a Certificate on Apprenticeship.
  • the upper secondary vocational education completed with the school-leaving certificate, that the pupil receives by successful finishing of the last year of at least four-year and at most five-year educational programme in the field of study in the vocational secondary school to be completed by a secondary school-leaving examination, a document on the received level of education and, at the same time, on the received qualification is a certificate on the secondary school-leaving examination; in the study fields determined by the State educational programme a document on the received qualification may be also a Certificate on Apprenticeship.