Education and Training Part 4: Understand the principles and requirements of assessment

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Module 1 Understand the principles and requirements of assessment
Lesson 1 1.1. Explain the function of assessment in learning and development
Lesson 2 1.2. Define the key concepts and principles of assessment.
Lesson 3 1.3. Explain the responsibilities of the assessor.
Lesson 4 1.4. Identify the regulations and requirements relevant to the assessment in own area of practice.
Module 2 Understand different types of assessment method
Lesson 1 2.1. Compare the strengths and limitations of a range of assessment methods with reference to the needs of individual learners.
Module 3 Understand how to plan assessment
Lesson 1 3.1. Summarise key factors to consider when planning assessment.
Lesson 2 3.2. Evaluate the benefits of using a holistic approach to assessment.
Lesson 3 3.3. Explain how to plan a holistic approach to assessment.
Lesson 4 3.4. Summarise the types of risks that may be involved in assessment in own area of responsibility.
Lesson 5 3.5. Explain how to minimise risks through the planning process.
Module 4 Understand how to involve learners and others in assessment
Lesson 1 4.1. Explain the importance of involving the learner and others in the assessment process.
Lesson 2 4.2. Summarise types of information that should be made available to learners and others involved in the assessment process
Lesson 3 4.3. Explain how peer and self-assessment can be used effectively to promote learner involvement and personal responsibility in the assessment of learning.
Lesson 4 4.4. Explain how assessment arrangements can be adapted to meet the needs of individual learners.
Module 5 Understand how to make assessment decisions
Lesson 1 5.1. Explain how to judge whether evidence is
Lesson 2 5.2. Explain how to ensure that assessment decisions are
Module 6 Understand quality assurance of the assessment process
Lesson 1 6.1. Evaluate the importance of quality assurance in the assessment process.
Lesson 2 6.2. Summarise quality assurance and standardisation procedures in own area of practice.
Lesson 3 6.3. Summarise the procedures to follow when there are disputes concerning assessment in own area of practice.
Module 7 Understand how to manage information relating to assessment
Lesson 1 7.1. Explain the importance of following procedures for the management of information relating to assessment.
Lesson 2 7.2. Explain how feedback and questioning contribute to the assessment process.
Module 8 Understand the legal and good practice requirements in relation to assessment
Lesson 1 8.1. Explain legal issues, policies and procedures relevant to assessment, including those for confidentiality, health, safety and welfare.
Lesson 2 8.2. Explain the contribution that technology can make to the assessment process.
Lesson 3 8.3. Evaluate requirements for equality and diversity and, where appropriate, bilingualism in relation to assessment.
Lesson 4 8.4. Explain the value of reflective practice and continuing professional development in the assessment process.