This book provides an overview essential for a proper understanding of effective approaches to PSHE education in secondary education and the valuable role it can play in promoting the health and wellbeing of adolescents. Coverage includes: • The importance and scope of PSHE education • The theory and research evidence for effective practice in the secondary school • School structures which support effective teaching and learning in PSHE education • Assessment for, and of, learning in PSHE education • The role of visiting experts in PSHE education • Overlaps with pastoral and therapeutic support
Chapter 6: Assessing Learning in PSHE Education
Assessing Learning in PSHE Education
Through reading and reflecting on the content of this chapter you will begin to:
- understand the importance of assessing learning in PSHE education
- understand different methods of assessment and when each is appropriate
- be familiar with some practical examples of assessing learning in PSHE education.
Before we start
There are two pieces of information we’d like you to remember whilst you are reading this chapter. The first is that we are supposed to eat at least five [Page 123]portions of fruit and vegetables a day to stay healthy; and the second is that in one of the counting systems in Korean, the number 3 is ‘sam’ ...