High quality student assessment helps us know that learning is taking place. Assessment is most effective when it is an integral part of teaching and learning programs, and as outlined in the department’s five elements of effective assessment practice.

EAL/D learners’ acquisition of the English language can be assessed using the EAL/D Learning Progression (PDF 397 KB), as described in the EAL/D Learning Progression video. A range of professional learning supports classroom teachers to understand and use the EAL/D learning progression, and to differentiate assessment for EAL/D learners.

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