Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation- Classes VI - VIII (CCE) Session By Dr. Nicholas Correa Director, New Horizon Scholars School
Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation well known as CCErefers to a system of school based assessment that covers allaspects of student’s development.
It emphasizes two fold objectives:•Continuity in evaluation•Assessment of broad based learning.
Continuous stands for assessment ofa student throughout the year, not just at the end of a term.
Continuous means regularassessments, frequency of unittesting, analysis of learning gaps, applyingcorrective measures, retesting and givingfeedback to teachers and students for theirself-evaluation, etc.
Continuous Assessment may be doneformally or in an informal way using different techniques of evaluation.
Comprehensive on the other handattempts to cover both the scholastic and the co-scholastic aspects of a student’s growth and development.
Comprehensive takes care of assessment of all round development of a child’s personality.
A child will be assessed not only interms of his knowledge about a subject but his participation in other activities also.
Broadly, we assess a child’s growthin two areas.1. Scholastic2. Non Scholastic
The term Scholastic refers to thoseaspects , which are related to intellect or the brain.
It is related to the assessment of learners in curricular subjects.
It includesassignments, projects, practical, etc.
The term Co-scholastic refers to thoseaspects which are related to hand and heart.
Types of evaluation process in CCE 1. Formative Assessment (F.A) 2. Summative Assessment (S.A)
Formative assessment includes all types oftests, projects and observations both formal and informal.
Formative Assessment can be done duringthe teaching process or after completing a unit.
The periodicity of the assessmentThe entire academic year is divided into two terms. The periodicity of assessment is thrice in a term.
Formative Assessment: It includes-•Class work•Quizzes•Home Assignment•Worksheets•Oral tests•Assignments•Group discussion•Group activity•Experiments•Projects•Conversation/ Interview•The record of FA will be maintained by the class teacher and subject teachers.
SUMMATIVEASSESSMENT (SA)This is the most traditional wayof testing. It is paper pen test based onthe curriculum taught, duringthe specified time period/term.assessment is once in aThe periodicity of the term.
How will the assessment be done ?A school session is divided into two termsFirst term – April to September.Second term – October to March.Each term has two F.A and one S.A.Students will be assessed based on thesyllabus covered in a term.
MathematicsA. Formative Assessment: Following areas must be assessed duringthe term continuouslyConcepts: Based on regular tests and classroom participation in thesubject and continuous observation of the teacherMath Lab Activity: Conducting doing activities based on a topicMental Ability & Puzzles: Giving problems, tasks, etc. with a stipulatedtime. It can both written, oral or performing type.Multiplication tablesClass Work: Teachers obervation on submission, completion of work,classroom participation, etc.Class Assignment: Periodical testsB. Summative Assessment: A written assessment conducted at theend of a term.
ScienceA. Formative AssessmentScience Reference work: Students must be encouraged to refer otherscience books, encyclopedias, science magazines, articles on newspaper etc.Science Presentation: Class must be divided into two or three groupsand must be given a chance to present a lesson or a portion of a lesson in theclass.Experiments: Practical + JournalAnalytical Activities: Students must be given certain tasks, projectswhich promotes scientific temper and analytical reasoning of children.Class WorkClass Assignment-B. Summative Assessment
Social StudiesA. Formative Assessment:Case StudyProject WorkMap Work & Spatial SkillsClass WorkClass AssignmentB. Terminal Assessment
Other SubjectsQuizComputer EducationTheoryPracticalPhysical Education -EnthusiasmDisciplineTeam SpiritDrawing-InterestCreativitySkillS.U.P.W /ActivityInterestCreativitySkillMusicInterestRhythmMelodyYoga
You might have seen subject-wise competencies in the slides.But it is not necessary to mention the competencies in theAchievement Record of the child. You may enter all the data inthe Assessment Register and enter only marks and grades inthe Achievement Record.Subject FAI FA2 SA 1 FA3 FA4 SA2EnglishLanguage 2Language 3MathematicsScienceSocial Studies
First Term (50%)•FA I – April to July 15%•FA 2 – July to Sept. 15%•SA I – End of Sept. 20%
Second Term (50%)FA 3 – Oct. to Dec. 15%FA 4 – Dec. to Feb. 15%SA 2 – March 20%
GRADING SYSTEMThe performance of a child in scholastic areawill be assessed in terms of marks.Report card must show both marks and grades.Marks will be converted into grades in thefollowing manner.
GRADING SYSTEM FOR SCHOLASTIC AREASCHOLASTIC - A Marks Grade Grade Point 91-100 A1 10 81-90 A2 9 71-80 B1 8 61-70 B2 7 51-60 C1 6 41-50 C2 5 33-40 D 4 21-32 E1 00-20 E2
Points To RememberStudents should keep the record of theirachievements/participation in all the activities insideor outside the school.It is mandatory for every child to appear for both thesummative assessments.If for some valid reasons, one fails to appear for anysummative assessment, he/she will be re-assessed.After obtaining the qualifying grades he/she will bepromoted to the next class.
TEACHERS SHOULD KEEP IN MINDUse a variety of tools (orals, projects,presentations).Understand different learning stylesand abilities.Share the assessment criteria with thestudents.Allow peer and self assessment.Give an opportunity to the student toimprove.
CCE helps in reducing stress ofstudents by-Identifying learning progress ofstudents at regular time intervals onsmall portions of content.Employing a variety of remedialmeasures of teaching based on learningneeds and potential of differentstudents.Desisting from using negativecomments on the learner’s performance.
Encouraging learning throughemployment of a variety ofteaching aids and techniques.Involving learners actively in thelearning process.Recognizing and encouragingspecific abilities of students, whodo not excel in academics butperform well in other co-curricularareas.
Summary:The academic year is divided into two terms.CCE will cover the scholastic and co scholastic areas of schooleducation.The two types of assessment are formative and summative.The periodicity of the two types of assessment are four timesand twice a year respectively.Formative Assessment totals to 60% .Summative Assessment totals to 40% .
There are nine grades in Part A of Scholastic assessment andPart B of the same assessment has five grades.Scholastic areas are divided into formative and Summativeassessment and covers academic skills and competencies.Non scholastic areas cover personality, attitudes , life skills, etcand there are three grades.If a student secures Grade 6 in the academic areas his/her markswould range from 51% to 60%.CCE advocates absolute grading. This means that Grade 9would imply an A2 grade.