Understand How to Involve Learners and Others in Assessment

4 Understand how to involve learners and others in assessment

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

The learner has to look at the assessment and the evidence/documentation required











required/method of assessment/any other evidence such as witness statements

The assessment may require evidence from peers. The assessor ensure that this evidence is
reliable and valid

The learner may be able to provide evidence from a previous job/experience

The testimony/evidence will show the details such as contact details and explanation of the

The learner will agree with the assessor when witness statements can be used and when they

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

The standards of the assessment units, their levels, the appeals procedure and the I.V. process

How other units can map over and cover the same requirements

The agreed assessment plan

Help that is available for candidates with particular assessment requirements

e.g. Word processor for candidate with writing and learning difficulties, sign language for
hearing impaired and Braille for the visually impaired

Feedback from the assessor

Flexibility with the assessments - shift working/permanent nights

The range of assessment opportunities

Past experience and experience


Explain how peer pressure and self-assessment can be used effectively to promote learner

involvement and personal responsibility in the assessment of learning

This encourages the learner to motivate themselves and prepare for an assessment. They will
collect and be aware of evidence that will be required for the assessor.

Peer pressure is created by your fellow workmates, they will create different ideas and

The collection...