7. Learner Assessment

A quality adult literacy and basic education program monitors learner progress on an ongoing basis through a variety of participatory assessment procedures.

7ALearner assessments direct instruction and enhance learning.

  1. The program makes learner assessments an integral part of teaching and learning.
  2. Learner assessments are linked to instruction and guide program staff in planning lessons.
  3. Learners’ prior learning is documented as part of the intake assessment process:
  1. Learner assessments identify any special learning needs among learners.
  2. Learner goals are reviewed and modified with learners, based on their assessment.
  3. Learners receive information on why and how they will be assessed.