Academic Leadership Journal


Janet Adetayo


Assessment is the process of gathering information about a student in order to make decisions about his or her education. Assessment is used for different purposes within different levels of the educational system, for example external assessment in most cases serve as accountability measures and as a result they induce teachers to devote significant amounts of instructional time to preparing students to excel in these examinations even when those examinations do not match the curricula.



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