Assessment overview


Assessment is the process of generating, gathering, recording, interpreting, using and reporting evidence of learning in individuals, groups or systems, which relies upon a number of instruments, one of which may be a test. Educational assessment provides information about progress in learning.  To find out more about assessment in an area of interest to you, visit the assessment pages for Early Childhood, Primary, and Post-Primary Junior and Senior cycles. Simply click on the relevant link below. 

A general introduction to Assessment for Learning is available in the junior cycle pages. Please follow the link to go directly to an Introduction to Assessment for Learning.

Assessment in Aistear: the early childhood curriculum frameworkphoto of children engaging in activitiesAssessment in post-primary: junior cycleJunior cycle assessment
Assessment in primary schoolsprimary assessmentAssessment in post-primary: senior cycleSenior cycle assessment