A Study of Classroom Assessment Practices: Challenges and Issues in the Context of Public Secondary Schools of Karachi Pakistan

A Study of Classroom Assessment Practices: Challenges and Issues in the Context of Public Secondary Schools of Karachi Pakistan

Dr Shagufta Shazadi and Afshan Rafat

American journal of educational research and reviews

This study presents the conceptualized analysis understanding about the current assessment practices and the authentic assessment practices in education and integration of real-world task in classroom assessment. The main focal point of this research is to identify the challenges and issues of classroom assessment practices in the context of public secondary schools of Karachi Pakistan. The research was conducted in Karachi East District. The samples of 100 were gathered randomly from the Government Girls Secondary School Gulshan-e-Iqbal block 6 near NIPA, Government Girls Secondary School University Campus adjacent to Karachi University, Government Boys Secondary school no. 2 near Nursery Flyover, Ghausia Colony, Karachi. The survey questionnaire was developed on current assessment practices. The findings of the study highlight that current assessment practices follow the traditional settings and there is need to integrate different types of activities and feedback trends to make students competent.

Keywords: Assessment, Feedback, Authentic Assessment, Competency, Bloom Taxonomy

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Shagufta Shazadi and Afshan Rafat. A Study of Classroom Assessment Practices: Challenges and Issues in the Context of Public Secondary Schools of Karachi Pakistan. American Journal of Educational Research and Reviews, 2018,3:27.


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