Large-scale Assessments In India

A critical tool for improving learning outcomes.


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When done well, large-scale assessments can be used as diagnostic tools to improve grade level competency by:
 ◉ guiding curriculum development

 ◉ improving instruction quality

 ◉ enabling elective resource allocation

 ◉ establishing a marker for system-level performance

In the last decade, learning levels in India have remained low.

Almost 55% of students in 3rd, 5th, and 8th grade in government and government-aided schools are at basic or below basic performance levels across subjects.

See How Large-scale Assessments Can Improve Outcomes

This report explores the five key drivers of an effective large-scale assessment and highlights real-world case studies where implementation resulted in improved outcomes. 

Additional Resources

Misconception Posters for Teachers and Academic Teams

For educators, knowing what mistakes students make and why they make them is key to improving learning outcomes. EI (Education Initiatives) has developed a series of invaluable posters covering the common errors students make in Math, English, Science, and Hindi for grades 1 through 10.  These posters are free to use and share, so download them today.