Objectives of CCE (Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation)
- reduce stress and anxiety
- reduce the dropout rate
- will do away with practice to finish the entire syllabus and follow it up with Pre-Board(s) and study leave
- greater focus on learning rather than teaching to the test.
- emphasis on conceptual clarification through experiential learning
- help the learners to develop holistically in terms of personality
- focus on the co-scholastic aspects
- prepare the students for life
- making students physically fit, mentally alert and emotionally balanced.
- more time on their hands to develop their interests, hobbies and personalities.
- motivate learning in a friendly environment
- equip students with Life Skills especially Creative and Critical thinking skills, Social skills and Coping skills
- more time available for transaction of curriculum.
Diagnostic is identifying opportunities of improvement and strengths of child through series of tools like observation, listening, dialogue approach, verbal quizzing, high order thinking skills (HOTS).
Lateral thinking allows the learner to think differently and out of the box.
Scholastic refers to all aspects of intellect (mind / brain), which includes assessment of learners in curricular subjects.
Co-scholastic looks at the other areas beyond the intellect like the hand and heart and therefore deals with attitudes, values and participation in co-curricular activities indoor / outdoor.
Continuous is a regular and constant evaluation process where testing and teaching go hand in hand to ensure that all areas that need attention are dealt with as and when required.
Remedial teaching addresses opportunity of improvement through the tools of assessment like observation, HOTS, etc.
Periodicity implies that assessment will continue at periodic intervals and not happen only at the end of the teaching. (daily, weekly, monthly or term wise).
Feedback is a process of evaluation after any learning / teaching / activity from the stakeholders (parents / students / society at large).
Grading a child is dynamic (constantly growing). Grading is an indicative of his progress at all levels. It is used in lieu of marks to prevent competition and lack of self esteem.Anecdotal Record: Specific observations made by a teacher can be recorded in anecdotal records. It provides information about students' development over an extended period of time. Observations made by the teacher (s) can be used further to identify the instructional needs of students. It can be subject specific observations or behavioural aspect related.