Ana María Novo Borges trained as a primary education teacher and psychologist. After holding various positions in the Council of Early Childhood and Primary Education, she became the General Coordinator of the In-Service Training Institute, where teacher training for the pre-school and primary levels is given. As a psychologist, she was part of various interdisciplinary teams involved in psychodiagnostics and student support in different institutions. Through the United Nations Development Programme, she pursued and was awarded a master's degree in education specialising in the curriculum.
Written by Ana María Novo Borges
In Uruguay, student learning at primary school level is assessed in different ways. Traditional summative practices coexist with practices aligned with the concept of formative assessment or the idea of assessing for learning. Academic freedom and solid teacher training in Uruguay – teachers are either graduates from official or accredited...Formative assessment: an opportunity to make progress on professionalisation