WHAT IS ASSESSMENT?
Assessment is the ongoing process of gathering, analysing and reflecting on evidence to make informed and consistent judgements to improve future student learning.
Assessment in education is the process of gathering, interpreting, recording, and using information about pupils’ responses to an educational task. (Harlen, Gipps, Broadfoot, Nuttal,1992)
Assessment practices – an integral part of teaching and learning.
Assessment contributes to planning at a number of levels.
Monitoring of student learning is continuous and encompasses a variety of aspects
of understanding and practice.
Assessment criteria are explicit and feedback is designed to support students’
further learning and encourage
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