Effectiveness of Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) Trainings By Surendra C Herkal
Dept. of Education & Extension, University of Pune, Pune
The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act 2009 has brought forwarded the need for a series of radical changes. Quality Education is the intense aspiration of this act. For meeting well-timed and aimed changes are in the pipeline. Educational research and experiments have given rise to new thoughts, principles, methods and techniques. The most prominent change in the educational today is the change in the Evaluation system. Evaluation can affect the whole educational process and system. Good methods of evaluation can channelize, speedup and inspire the entire education process. On the contrary, drawbacks in the evaluation process can become a hindranceto quality improvement. This was clearly seen to be the consequence of the prevailing examination pattern and its drawbacks were discussed in detail. The examination pattern has been changed from time to time but it became clear that alteration pattern and inadequate for making the all-round development of students possible. That is why Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation has been emphasized in National Policy on Education( 1986) and the National Curricula Framework (2oo5).The NCF has directed the use of innovative tools and techniques of evaluation. Though Maharashtra Govt. have changed the evaluation pattern from time to time in line with national level decisions .Now the Right to Education Act(2009), the standpoint of ‘Right to Education’ has made the implementation of Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation obligatory. From the standpoint of educational quality development this change is radical and revolutionary. Thus, if our students are to develop in school as have envisaged they should, then evaluation must necessarily be continuous and comprehensive. Efforts have been made in this direction at every phase of reconstruction of...
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