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Assessment for Primary School

duration Duration: 1 Teaching Period

unit code Unit Code: EDU40010

contact hours Contact Hours: Recommended 10 hours of study per week

About this unit

In this unit, students will consider the principles and theory of effective assessment for student learning in the Primary classroom as well as examining contexts in which assessments take place. They will examine a range of assessment practices and strategies, and how they relate to teaching and learning in a variety of contexts. Students will also explore feedback principles, recording and reporting in the primary classroom.


  • Contexts for assessment and reporting
  • Principles of assessment for learning
  • The importance and functions of moderation
  • Providing feedback to enhance learning
  • Strategies for assessing student learning including peer and self – assessment
  • Recording and assessment
  • Reporting achievement.

This unit is found in Bachelor of Education (Primary).

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