Progress testing

Click on the video below for a short explanimation on progress testing.


This paper provides an overview on the virtues of progress testing as experienced and researched in one practice. Progress tests started in 1978 in this school.


Based on a large historic data set it is shown how knowledge of basic sciences, clinical sciences and social sciences grow across the undergraduate medical training program.




Students using progress test feedback in a programmatic assessment program learn substantially more than students in a traditional assessment program. 


  • Progress test utopia
    C van der Vleuten, A Freeman, CF Collares
    Perspectives on Medical Education,

A plea is made for schools to collaborate internationally to collaborative produce progress tests. This would have major economic and quality improvement benefits.