Continuous assessment refers to the activities required by students during the conduct of a course. It takes place within the normal teaching period and contributes to the final assessment.
Formative assessment refers to observations which allow one to determine the degree to which students know or are able to perform a given task. It involves all those activities (assigned by teachers and performed by students) which provide information used as feedback so that teaching may meet students’ needs. It can also include teacher assessment, feedback and feed-forward. Continue reading