Competency-Based Assessment in Primary Education in Bangladesh - A Review
55 Pages Posted: 18 Jan 2017
Date Written: October 1, 2016
The main objective of the paper is to review the research studies conducted on competency-based student’s learning achievement in primary education in Bangladesh.
The specific objectives are to: - find out what kind of competency-based assessments are implemented in both government and non-government sectors; - provide a brief description of each study considering the style of annotated bibliography where study objectives, methodology, main findings and suggestions will be provided. This will also scrutinize whether the studies are technically sound; - discuss the validity of the questionnaires and/or test items and their reliability to assess the students and to analyze the findings of the studies; - identify the gaps in existing studies and to suggest further studies with policy implications for enhancing students’ learning system.
Keywords: Competency assessment, Primary education, Student's evaluation, Bangladesh education
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