Public Examinations

Report of the Commonwealth Planning Seminar, Accra, March 1973

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The Aims and Effects of Examinations

Examinations, notes the purpose of examinations and sets out both their strengths and weaknesses. An appeal is made for a sense of proportion to be maintained and it is suggested that a variety of assessment methods be employed to gain a true picture of an individual's ability or attainment. These methods are teachers’ assessments, external tests of the objective type and essay type examinations to measure other aspects of ability and achievement not measured by the objective test.


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