Assessment practice will follow and reinforce the curriculum and promote high quality learning and teaching approaches. Assessment of children’s and young people’s progress and achievement during their broad general education to the end of S3 will be based on teachers assessment of their knowledge and understanding, skills, attributes and capabilities across the curriculum. (Building the Curriculum 5: A Framework for Assessment)
Principles of Assessment The principles of Curriculum for Excellence apply to assessment in a way that achieves coherence across experiences and outcomes, learning and teaching and assessment practice.
Principles of Assessment Assessment is an integral part of learning and teaching. It helps to provide a picture of a child’s or young person’s progress and achievements and to identify next steps in learning.
Principles of Assessment Assessment approaches need to promote learner engagement and ensure appropriate support so that all learners can achieve their aspirational goals and maximise their potential.
Principles of Assessment As with all aspects of Curriculum for Excellence, assessment practices should be seen from the perspective of the learner. Learners should be engaged in all aspects of assessment processes and be afforded an element of choice and personalisation in showing that they have achieved the intended outcomes.
The Standards 2.1.5 Have knowledge and understanding of the principles of assessment, recording and reporting. 3.3.1 Use assessment, recording and reporting as an integral part of the teaching process to support and enhance learning