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Types of assessments of learning

Posted by Hlengiwe Zwane on 13 September 2022, 09:50 SAST
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We are all aware that there are different types of assessments, as mentioned last week in the assessment resource we shared that outlined the differences between assessments of learning and for learning. These assessments can be further broken down, below are the identified types of assessment of learning:

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Why are assessments necessary?

Posted by Hlengiwe Zwane on 05 September 2022, 10:55 SAST
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Assessments are a crucial part of today’s educational system. Assessments serve as an individual evaluation system and as a way to compare performance across a spectrum and populations. However, with so many different types of assessments for many different organisations available (and often required) these days, it can sometimes be hard to keep the real purpose of assessing in sight.

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