Definition of continuous assessment in English:

continuous assessment

Line breaks: con|tinu|ous as¦sess|ment


[mass noun] British
The evaluation of a pupil’s progress throughout a course of study, as distinct from by examination: continuous assessment is used to decide whether or not children have attained their reading targets
More example sentences
  • He said the best way to measure children's progress was through continuous assessment and monitoring by teachers.
  • Is it by final examination, continuous assessment or a bit of both?
  • The council also evaluated the process of continuous assessment of pupils, for which marks are given throughout the year.

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