Assessment Practices of Albanian & Italian Teachers in English Classrooms

Dr. Emilda Roseni, Dr. Alnida (Shano) Koroshi


Language assessment policies in Albania and Italy have impact on assessment practices of English teachers. This study describes Albanian and Italian secondary school English teachers’ classroom assessment practices in ELL classes. It was conducted using qualitative method design with 48 secondary school English teachers as respondents, practically 24 from Albania and 24 from Italy who participated in an interview and observation to clarify their practices on classroom assessment. The study found that secondary school English teachers in both countries Albania and Italy used assessment for learning as the main purpose of assessment. The majority of secondary school English teachers in Italy prepared and made their own assessment, while secondary school English teachers in Albania used items from published textbooks as their primary sources for constructing assessment items. English teachers of both countries used written comments for providing feedback. Total score test and a letter grade were the highest percentage methods for providing summative assessment for both secondary school English teachers in Albania and Italy.

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