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Continuously and Comprehensively Evaluating Children

Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation is a key educational reform in assessment proposed by the Central Board of Secondary Education for primary and upper primary classes in affi liated schools. This article makes an attempt to analyse the teachers' manual for class sixth to eighth. The premise of such an evaluation framework is sound but the manual actually goes against its very spirit. CCE is not so much about assessment per se as it is about understanding the ways in which children learn, refl ecting on the teaching-learning processes employed in schools and empowering both students and teachers in processes related to schooling.

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