Assessment Status of Learner-centred Learning in Tanzania in the Context of the Competence-based Curriculum

S. Kitta, F. Tilya


Learner-centred assessment is a result of a paradigm shift from the teacher-centred approach to the learner-centred approach to teaching. In this shift, assessment is intertwined with learning, whereby various methods are used to collect evidence about students’ learning. In this paradigm shift, feedback plays a substantial role in supporting students’ learning. It serves as a mirror showing students’ understanding of their strengths and weaknesses. When incorporated with suggestions for improvement, feedback can play an important role in motivating students to learn.

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