301 Understanding the principles and practices of assessment

Understand the principles and requirements of assessment

      1.1 Explain the functions of assessment in learning and development

      1.2 Define the key concepts and principles of assessment

      1.3 Explain the responsibilities of the assessor

      1.4 Identify the regulations and requirements relevant to assessment in own area of practice

  1 Understand different types of assessment method

2.1 Compare the strengths and limitations of a range of assessment methods with reference to the needs of individual learners.

  2 Understand how to plan assessment

      3.5 Summarise key factors to consider when planning assessment

      3.6 Evaluate the benefits of using holistic approach to assessment

      3.7 Explain how to apply holistic assessment when planning assessment

      3.8 Summarise the types of risks that may be involved in assessment in own area of responsibility

      3.9 Explain how to minimise risks through the planning process

  3 Understand how to involve learners and others in assessment

      4.10 Explain the importance of involving the learners and others in the assessment process

4.2 Summarise types of information that should be made available to learners and others involved in this assessment process

4.3Explain how peer and self - assessment can be used effectively to promote learner involvement and personal responsibility in the assessment of learning

4. 4 Explain how assessment arrangements can be adapted to meet the needs of individual learners

  4 Understand how to make assessment decisions

      5.11 Explain how to judge whether evidence is: valid, authentic, current and sufficient

      5.12 Explain how to ensure that assessment decisions are: made against specified criteria, valid, reliable and fair

  5 Understand own contribution to the quality assurance of assessment

      6.13 Evaluate the...