Assessment plays a significant role in the learning experience of students. It determines their progression through their programmes and enables them to demonstrate that they have achieved the intended learning outcomes. It is assessment that provides the main basis for public recognition of achievement, through the awarding of qualifications and/or credit.
Unit 1- 1.1, 1.2-This is a reflective account of the things I have done, experience and knowledge I have gained throughout the assessor 's course mainly during the process of assessment. First, I would like to describe the definition of assessment, its key concepts, stages to show the knowledge and understanding I have gained throughout the course. An assessment is a pre-agreed formal session with the learner. Assessment is judging performance against an agreed standard and is also a way of finding out if learning has taken place. It enables yo assessor to ascertain if learner has gained
Give examples of being able to maintain legal and good practice requirements when assessing occupational competence.
1. External quality control of assessment - The monitoring and standardisation of assessment decisions will be achieved by a robust and strong external quality assurance process.
Confirm achievement with the learner and plan the next assessment by returning to stage one. Identify any implications for learning, assessment and progression.
Assessors need to determine a learner's knowledge and performance against a set of pre-defined criteria. These criteria may be set up to assess learning for an eventual formal qualification in a particular topic or job role.
During the initial assessment, the assessor must introduce themselves to the learner and ensure that they understand what the course is.
By linking different aspects of learning through holistic assessment you can get a clearer picture of student ability. This will also highlight student’s strengths and weaknesses.
The purpose of the formative assessment is to monitor and guide the learner through a process while it is still in progress rather than assessing the learner when the project is complete. The formative
* Not being able to identify your own training needs (thinks they already know everything)
Assessment can be defined as the systematic gathering of information regarding the knowledge and ability of learners which enables learners to obtain feedback on the quality of their learning and enables teachers or assessors to evaluate the effectiveness of their teaching/assessment.
* This is to determine if the delivery and assessment meets the requirements of the standards or assessment criteria , the whole assessment process needs to be accutat, consistate, safe and meets all organisation requirements.
3.4 In order to support pupils using formative assessment it is necessary to ensure all pupils are clear of the learning intentions of the lesson. They also need to know the reason that they are learning it and the assessment that will take place. A discussion with them will make sure that all this is clear. Success
Please read below and then using a decision making scenario that you have been involved with note the details at stages 1-7 below that incident
Have realistic expectations about duration of training (there is no magical overnight training), accidents WILL happen, and setbacks are normal.