continuous assessment

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If pupils or students undergo continuous assessment, they get qualifications partly or entirely based on the work they do during the year, rather than on exam results. [BRIT]

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  • continuous assessment — UK / US noun [uncountable] British a way of judging a student by looking at the work that they do during the year instead of or in addition to looking at their examination results …   English dictionary

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  • assessment — noun 1 (C, U) a process in which you make a judgment about a person or situation: What s your assessment of the situation in Northern Ireland? 2 (C, U) a calculation about the cost or value of something: a tax assessment see also: continuous… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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