Positive attitudes and self-confidence

Learning settings need to ensure that assessment activities are accessible for all learners and provide all learners appropriate opportunities to demonstrate their level of proficiency. This requires leaders and practitioners to provide for groups with diverse needs by structuring assessment activities for all students and students with additional needs in a way that respects culture and protects these groups' rights. Assessment activities also need to appropriately challenge high achieving students and provide opportunities for them to demonstrate the full scope of their abilities.

Providing appropriate opportunities for learners to demonstrate what they know, understand and can do enables practitioners, learners and their families to understand where the learner is in their learning.  If the learner understands where they are in their learning, they can contribute with the practitioner to planning the next steps in their learning program to take them to the next level.

Learners become self-confident and positive about learning when they: