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ERIC Number: EJ1122538
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
The Practice of Continuous Assessment in Primary Schools: The Case of Chagni, Ethiopia
Abejehu, Sintayehu Belay
Journal of Education and Practice, v7 n31 p24-30 2016
Continuous assessment is part and parcel of instructional process that has to be taken as a key tool in educational quality assurance endeavor. Thus, this article examined the actual practice of continuous assessment in primary schools of Chagni City Administration, Ethiopia. To address this purpose the study employed descriptive survey design. The data collected from randomly selected sample of 72 primary school teachers was analyzed by using one-sample t-test. There is discrepancy between the perceived purpose of continuous assessment and its actual practice. In conclusion, the practice of continuous assessment in primary schools lacks harmony and consistency. Developing harmonized continuous assessment policy or guideline is forwarded to the government as recommendation.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Ethiopia
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A