“Assessment is today’s means of modifying tomorrow’s instruction.” Carol Ann Tomlinson

The Department of Assessment strives to support schools in improving educational practices through formative and summative assessment by:

  • providing professional learning for educators in assessment;
  • supporting the implementation of formative assessment;
  • reviewing, moderating and supporting the setting of assessment tasks and examination papers;
  • supporting schools in improving assessment reporting procedures;
  • providing guidance in formulating a School Development Plan on assessment and in the development of an Assessment School Policy;
  • delivering educational sessions on assessment to parents.