Os demónios da avaliação: memórias de professores enquanto alunos

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This article takes forty narratives of teachers who recalled situations of particularly memorable evaluation situations that occurred when they were students. Of these forty narratives, thirty-one express an intolerable abuse of power. Nine express emancipatory evaluative practices. Through an analysis of these discourses, the meanings of the abuses – humiliation, violence, discrimination, deception, arbitrariness – and of the minority emancipation are quantified and qualified, seeking to explain these practices in the light of the historical, social, organizational and professional times. It is concluded that these practices need to be fought against and prevented; and, that stricter policies and practices of access to the profession and the exercise of more interactive pedagogic action are required.
Original languagePortuguese
Pages (from-to)630-662
Number of pages34
JournalEstudos em Avaliação Educacional
Issue number63
Publication statusPublished - 2015


  • Evaluation of education
  • Evaluation of learning
  • Methods of evaluation
  • Psychological violence

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