Ewa 301 Assessor

Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment – Unit 301

You are expected to follow the evidence guidelines in unit 301 to ensure your answers are rich, robust and meet the requirements. They should demonstrate that you have sound knowledge of the Principles and Practices of Assessment.

Candidate:     Paulina Kopyciel-Kubala                                                                                   Assessor:

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 an assessor

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

2.1 – Compare the strengths and limitations of a range of assessment methods with reference to the needs of individual learners (Please only include assessment methods that you had not used from the list, with an explanation of how they could be used in the future)

3.1 – Summarise key factors to consider when planning assessment

3.2 – Evaluate the benefits of using a holistic approach to assessment

3.3 – Explain how to apply holistic assessment when planning assessment

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

3.5 – Explain how to minimise risks through the planning process

4.1 – Explain the importance involving the learner and others in the assessment process

4.2 – Summarise types of information that should be made available to learners and other involved in the assessment process

4.3 – Explain how peer and self-assessment can be used effectively to promote learner involvement and personal responsibility

4.4 – Explain how assessment arrangement can be adapted to meet the needs of individual learners (please think about and provide examples of supporting learners through their assessment e.g. Read a question, allow extra time for dyslexic learners or replace...