There is much more to assessment than delivering and end-of-unit exam or preparing for any other test. Assessment helps shape the learning process at all points and gives teachers insight into learners' learning. This topic will introduce you to the essentials of assessment in teaching and learning.

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Topic learning outcomes

After this topic you should be able to:

  • appreciate assessment as an important part of the teaching and learning process;
  • distinguish and apply the concepts of assessment and evaluation appropriately;
  • apply class assessment tools;
  • constantly apply reflection on practice to improve teaching and learning.


                                                                                   4.1 Introduction to assessment and evaluation

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