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Testing and assessment

The purposes of assessments are to:

  • Promote, assist and improve learning

  • Inform programs of teaching and learning

  • Provide information for students, parents, teachers regarding the progress and achievements of individual students in order to help maximise their achievement

  • Provide information for the issuing of statements of achievement

  • Provide information to community and education authorities


  • Student – to manage and monitor their own assessment requirements

  • Teacher – to provide a quality educational programme 

  • Parents – to support the education of their child