Review a range of different assessment methods available and explain the ones that you would use for your subject area.

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Review a range of different assessment methods available and explain the ones you would use for your subject area. Evaluate the use of assessment methods in different contexts including reference to initial assessment, formative and summative. Justify the types of assessment records you would keep and why.
A teacher or trainer makes assessments throughout the teaching/training cycle including initial assessment to identify needs, a series of formative assessments to test the progress of our students and summative assessments which is an assessment method we use to establish the amount of information that has been retained by the student.
Planning for Assessment
Planning for assessment is inclusive to all students the
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An Equality and diversity questionnaire will help us to identify and special requirements to help our student access our training and provide equal opportunity for success.
Formative Assessment
(Formative Assessment - Assessment for learning takes place during learning, working with the pupil to determine what is being learned and identifying what the 'next steps ' should be. It is based on day to day classroom practice, where both teachers and pupils use feedback to improve the learning.) http://www.education.gov.uk/complexneeds/modules/Module-2.4-Assessment-monitoring-and-evaluation/All/m08p005b.html11/08/2013 Formative Assessment –Paul Black and Dylan Williams of kings college London” introduced formative assessment information from marking and all other forms of assessment including peer assessment is used as feedback to modify the learning activity” (It is based on the idea that all students can improve, and fosters a spirit of cooperation in the classroom, with students actively involved in their own learning) http://www.teachingexpertise.com/articles/black-william-assessment-learning-118 11/08/2013 Types of formative assessment –Questioning asking questions to the students and allowing time for each student to explore their answers with the group, lessons become rich and students respond by appropriate group discussion and feed-back. This gives the teacher the opportunity to observe the students and assess their level of
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