Schemes of Work

Assessment establishes the child’s level of attainment in a learning experience by checking if learning objectives have been achieved and whether progress is being made.

Purposes of Assessment

It enables a teacher to;-

Monitor and promote each child’s holistic development plan adequately and understand the learner’s abilities

evaluate the teaching methods and Learning resources in order to adopt relevant* teaching strategies for particular skills.

identify children who need remedial assistance to care for individual differences

appraise behaviour, knowledge, skills, attitudes and achievement of learners

classify learners for further development of skills

motivate both himself/herself and learner towards improvement

obtaining a basis for correction of weakness and inadequacies in activities and

approaches contribute towards research

refer a child for appropriate placement

Methods of Assessment

Observation Oral interviews Writing tasks

Growth Monitoring and promotion (GMP)

Making use of tducational Assessment Resource Centres (tARC) Assessment Tools

These are tools that have been developed by KIt to assess children in various developmental and activity areas. It is important that the ECD teacher monitor holistic development of children under their care. The assessment tools developed cover the following developmental and activity areas:-

a) Language activities (Oral, reading readiness, writing readiness) bi Mathematics