Entries by Ana Fortes

Language Assessment

Assessing the learning of language is a topic that never goes out of discussion. The complexity of the learning process and evolution of learners over the years, contribute a lot to the topics’ evergreen life. The influence of Technology is another factor that the Teachers and Evaluators should consider while assessing the Learners. Therefore, conventional […]

Assessment tools have an empirical role in schools. Traditional approaches of assessment methods such as pencil and paper tests are poor to reflect students’ real potential in learning process. These tests cause lack of communication skills and poor problem solving ability for students (Nasri, Roslan, Sekuan, Bakar, Puteh, 2010). The project ASSESS aims to define […]

Assessing young learners’ speaking skills – Foreign Languages

The introduction of the instruction of a Foreign Language in primary schools is in line with the language policy of the European Union, whose aim is to foster functional plurilingualism in future European citizens in order to ensure mobility and cohesion in an increasingly globalized and politically, economically and socially interconnected Europe. As everyone knows […]

ASSESS online meeting

Adapting ourselves to the current conditions because of COVID-19, yesterday we attended to an online meeting of the project #ASSESS. It was done to decide how to advance in the project taking advantage of the opportunities that technologies and teleworking offer us. We are working on the development of 50 English exams to assess communicative skills of […]

Kick-off meeting of the European project ASSESS focused on the innovation of assessment techniques in English as Foreign Language// Primer encuentro transnacional del proyecto Europeo ASSESS, enfocado a innovar los métodos de evaluación de la lengua inglesa

Kick-off meeting of the European project ASSESS focused on the innovation of assessment techniques in English as Foreign Language The transnational kick-off meeting of the Erasmus+ project KA2 ASSESS took place on the 13th and 14th of February in Viseu, Portugal. The aim of this project is innovating the assessment techniques in English during Primary Education by […]