CCE Guideline

What does term 'Comprehensive' in CCE mean ?

  • It includes assessment of holistic development of the learner including cognitive, affective and psychomotor domains.
  • The term also includes use of variety of tools and techniques for assessment of the learners.

What do the term 'Scholastic' and 'Co – Scholastic' mean ?

  • The term Scholastic refers to those aspects which are related to intellect or the brain. It includes assessment of learners in curricular subjects, assignments, project work, practical and oral work etc.
  • The term 'Co – Scholastic' refers to those aspects which are related to hand and heart. These include psychomotor skills, Physical Development, life skills, attitude, values, interest and participation in co – curricular activities.

What is Formative Assessment ?

  • It is a process used by an educator to continuously monitor learner progress in a non – threatening and supportive environment.
  • It is diagnostic and remedial.
  • It provides platform for active involvement of learners in their own learning.
  • It provides effective feedback to learners and educators for remedial interventions resulting in enhanced learning and attainment.
  • Some examples in formative Assessment include Assignments and projects.

How can assessment in assignment help learners ?

  • Ultimate purpose of an assignment is to prove learner's learning
  • Pre –decided parameters like level of understanding, punctuality and neatness, completeness, creativity etc. may be given due to weight age for assessment of an assignment.
  • Assignment may, however, be designed with utmost care, keeping in mind its purpose and scope of the specific content unit.

What is a project? How can assessment in projects assist learners ?

  • A project is a task assigned to an individual or a group to develop basic understanding, practical skills, wholesome interests and desire attitudes among learners.
  • Personnel and social qualities like leadership, co – operation, resourcefulness, communication skills, organizational skills etc. can be easily assessed through group projects.
  • Parameters such as presentation, technical ability, creative inputs and level of understanding may be used for assessments of projects.

What is Summative Assessment ?

  • It is the assessment carried out at the end of a course of instruction.
  • It indicates and measures how much a learner has learnt.
  • It is usually used for certification purpose.

How would the CCE Scheme help learners ?

  • It will reduce anxiety and stress which often builds up if the learners are assessed only once through one – shot Assessment at the end of the year.
  • It will result in higher level of learning due to timely diagnosis of learning gaps and remedial interventions.
  • It will help learners to develop holistically in the term of different domains of their personality.
  • It will shift focus from need to learning to love for learning.

What are life skills ?

  • Life skills are the abilities the learners need to develop that will help them to be successful in living a productive and satisfying life.
  • Developing and practicing life - skills will help the learners to improve their personal and social qualities.
  • Some of these qualities include self – esteem, communication, confidence, compassion, respect and empathy and creative thinking.

Which categories of life skills are to be assessed in class IX and X ?

The following three board categories are to be assessed:

  • Thinking skills.
  • Social skills.
  • Emotional skills.

How can life skills be assessed ?

Through observation of presence of absence of specific indicators e.g. in case of thinking skills, the indicators are the learner demonstrates the ability to:

  • Raise original and imaginative questions.
  • Generate new ideas.
  • Build on new ideas.

What are the observable indicators in Social - skills and Emotional – skills ?

In social skills assessment, the student should demonstrate the ability to :

  • Get along well with others.
  • Communicate effectively.
  • Take others view point positively.

And in case of emotional – skills, the learners should demonstrate the ability to :

  • Identify one's own strengths and weaknesses.
  • Be comfortable with one's own self.
  • Identify causes and effects to stress on oneself.
  • Respond to emotions with an awareness of consequences.

What are attitudes and values? Why are these considered and important aspects in the development of the personality of an individual ?

  • Attitudes reflect an individual's disposition or tendency to respond to a given stimulus (idea, Situation).
  • Values are idea and beliefs that one holds as special. Eg; Displaying empathy.
  • It is mandatory in our role as educators to not only inculcate good values but also develop positive attitudes in the learners in order to help them to become responsible global citizens.

How can Attitudes and Values be assessed ?

Through the presence or absence of specific indicators using a variety of tools, like observation, anecdotal records etc. as suggested in the guidelines. Some of these could be :

  • Shows respect and courtesy at all times inside and outside the classroom.
  • Respects and is sensitive to differences among peers in – ability, religious, beliefs, gender, culture etc.
  • Participates and volunteers often for school programmes.
  • Takes the initiative and plans activities and drives directed towards the betterment of environment.
  • Shows a kind, helpful and responsible behavior / attitude.

How can participation and achievement in Co – Curricular activities be assessed ?

Through the presence or absence of specific indicators using a variety of tools as suggested in guidelines. Some of these could be :

  • Participates actively in literary and creative activities at school / inter school / state / national / international levels.
  • Takes the initiative to plan and drive various literary events like debates, recitation, book clubs etc.
  • Is able to inspire others and involve a large part of the school / community in different events.
  • Show a keen interest and an aptitude towards a particular art form.

How can participation in Health and Physical Education be assessed ?

Through the presence or absence of specific indicators using a variety of tools as suggested in guidelines. Some of these could be :

  • Show good hand – eye coordination: the ability to react quickly to sensory perception, E.g.: catching of fielding in cricket, passing or receiving in foot – ball, hockey.
  • Demonstrates sportsmanship.
  • Display a healthy team and school spirit.
  • Demonstrate an analytic aptitude: the ability to evaluate and react appropriately to strategic situations especially as a captain or key member in a team.

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