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Summative assessment

Parent term: Assessment

Assessment that occurs at a point in time and is carried out to summarise achievement at that point in time. Often more structured than formative assessment, it provides teachers, students and parents with information on student progress and level of achievement.(also called: Assessment of learning)
Source: NCVER 2013, Australia
Assessment conducted at the end of sections of learning, at the end of a whole learning programme, or at any point in the learning programme, to evaluate learning related to a particular qualification, part qualification, or professional designation.
Source: SAQA 2013, South Africa
Appraisal of a student’s work which determines or contributes to a final grade or score.
Source: EU Commission AL 2010, Europe
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