Welcome to Assessment Online
Assessment is the process of gathering, analysing, interpreting and using information about students' progress and achievement to improve teaching and learning.
Information and ideas relating to this process and the principles expressed in the Ministry of Education Position Paper: Assessment (2011) are presented on this site.
This section covers the principles and practices of assessment for learning. It includes practical advice and resources to help school leaders and classroom teachers improve teaching and learning.
The Progress and Consistency Tool (PaCT) will support teachers’ professional judgments in relation to the National Standards, in particular to improve the reliability and consistency of judgments over time.
This section includes information on the principles and processes of moderation, and some key resources for teachers to use.