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1.2)Summarise the difference between formative and summative assessment.
There are many different reasons for making assessments which therefore takes many forms, but put simply it means “to measure or check” whether learning has taken place. Assessment is a key part of progress throughout life’s learning circle and happens on a daily basis it can grade or assess a person’s skill, knowledge or whether a specified task can be achieved within a certain time frame, with personal goals and achievements met.
Assessment generally falls into two types: Formative and Summative assessments.
Assessment is often divided into formative and summative categories for the purpose of considering different objectives for assessment practices.

Formative assessments are a continuous process that is used to provide feedback to the learner’s specific level, it makes the learner aware of their current achievements as well as myself being able to self assess my role as a trainee teacher as to the effectiveness of my own teaching to that particular learner which may incorporate changing my particular style. Summative assessment - Summative assessment is generally carried out at the end of a course or project. In an educational setting, summative assessments are typically used to assign students a course grade. Summative assessments are evaluative.
Formative assessment - Formative assessment is generally carried out throughout a course or project. Formative assessment, also referred to as "educative assessment," is used to aid learning. In an educational setting, formative assessment might be a teacher (or peer) or the learner, providing feedback on a student's work, and would not necessarily be used for grading purposes. Formative assessments are diagnostic.

Summative assessments are usually given at the end of the course and are given with a chance to continue on further. It references all formal objectives and overall evaluation of the ability and achievements in any learning...