Support Assesment for Learning

1.1) Effective assessment plays an instrumental role in demonstrating how a teacher teaches and how pupils learn by following them, it also allows a teacher to be able to reflect on the quality of their own methods as well as meeting with other teachers to share examples of a pupil’s progress and discussing why they think that child is working at that particular level. One of the main responsibilities of the class teacher is to monitor and assess pupil achievement in order to observe how all children in the class are progressing, assessing a pupil will also enable a child to recognise their own achievements in order to make progress in their own learning and allow teachers to shape and adapt their teaching to a child’s individual needs.
The teacher is responsible for following the curriculum, planning lessons and providing the necessary resources for the children, he/she will also develop and adapt learning activities to suit the requirements of individual groups of children who will need them that sets out a clear learning objective so that learner progress can be measured and to make the children aware of their learning intentions, this will decide whether that particular child requires more or less responsibilities in their learning and targets will then accordingly be set for the child, if pupils have not made any advancement towards their learning objective, either the learning objective needs to be modified or adapted or the teaching tactics improved. A teacher’s responsibilities towards the children in their care also involve.
From being one myself, a teaching assistant’s role can also play a vital part when it comes to assessing a child’s progress in class, not only do I supervise children in outside areas and support children in groups but I am   also involved in assessing a child’s literacy and numeracy performance as well as other subjects in the school curriculum. Teaching assistants provide help and support to both teachers and pupils, as well...