Assessment Methods


The term assessment describes the process of gathering information in order to be able to evaluate something, in our case the individual learning progress of specific competences.

After you have chosen the reference system(s) you want to work with, the next step is finding the right assessment method/s and then evaluating yours or your learner(s) competence(s). This unit offers you some useful information to assess your learners in the LEVEL5 procedure.

Generally assessment methods for competences can be differentiated along two dimensions:

  • individual versus collective methods and
  • descriptive versus productive methods.

There are a vast amount of approaches, but here we will focus on some easy to use methods, that can be applied in almost any context.

The presentation contains various assessment methods and explains how they work.




  • explain the most common assessment methods
  • choose the most appropriate assessment method for your setting


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