“What is the purpose of assessment?”

The BC Ed Plan and BC’s newly released interim reporting policy have re-ignited the assessment conversation, capturing the attention of most educators. The new curriculum stipulates that all students are to perform self-assessments on the core competencies. These self-assessments are then to be included in final summative reports. This represents a significant shift in thinking.

What are the implications? How might we begin to engage staff in deep consideration of assessment practices can  facilitate student learning?

Read the full article in The Link Online, SCSBC’s quarterly newsletter:

Assessment Is Central to Learning