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“Good examples of how assessment policy and/or practice supports inclusion in Cyprus”. Joint Actions Project Peder Lykke, Denmark 30 th March – 1 st April, 2008 Merope Kapsali. Role of head teacher. Head teacher as leader Empowered teachers Positive and helpful learning climate

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“Good examples of how assessment policy and/or practice supports inclusion in Cyprus”

Joint Actions Project

Peder Lykke, Denmark

30th March – 1st April, 2008

Merope Kapsali


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Role of head teacher supports inclusion in Cyprus”

  • Head teacher as leader

  • Empowered teachers

  • Positive and helpful learning climate

  • Learner-centered instructional approaches and assessment methods

  • Teacher-learner interaction

  • Teacher-parent co-operation


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Role of teachers supports inclusion in Cyprus”

  • Flexibility and variety in methods of assessment

  • Avoidance of exclusive reliance on quantitative information

  • Teachers allocated out-of-class time for providing individualised support

  • Teacher-parent consultations and pro-active partnering with parents

  • Participation of pupils themselves


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Role of special ed teachers supports inclusion in Cyprus”

  • Supportive of learning process within the classroom

  • Partnering and co-teaching with class teacher


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Role of educational psychologists supports inclusion in Cyprus”

  • Adoption of preventative rather than interventionist approach

  • Support the school in facilitating and promoting learning and development in all pupils and in all areas

  • Adoption of contextual/environmentalist/social adaptation model of assessment and intervention rather than strict medico-psychometric model


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Role of educational psychologists supports inclusion in Cyprus”

  • Use of a wide variety of methods of psycho-educational assessment

  • Involved in on-going, continuous process of assessment alongside teachers, parents and pupils themselves

  • Supporting teachers in assuming an active, leading role in the assessment of individual needs, in drawing up IEPs and in monitoring the progress of each child in their class


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Assessment policy (general) supports inclusion in Cyprus”

1994 curriculum on assessment:

Principle 3.2

Assessment does not aim at the distinction of some children and the rejection of others but to provide help to all children for the full realization of their potential. This position underlines the importance of assessment for the development of each child according to his/her individual abilities.


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  • Ongoing, systematic procedure supports inclusion in Cyprus”

  • Integral part of teaching and learning process

  • A collective and cooperative process

  • Is curriculum-based

  • Concerns all areas of education and development as set out in the curriculum : knowledge, social-emotional, psychomotor etc.

  • Employs diversity of methods and approaches (tests, observations, interviews, pupil's self assessments)


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Current policies for individualizing instruction in mixed ability classes.

  • Education at pre-primary and primary level is free, compulsory, inclusive, multi-cultural

  • Mixed ability, learner-centered instructional approaches are encouraged

  • Assessment methods that are designed to monitor the progress of each pupil towards his/her goals are endorsed

  • Individual pupil assessment information not used for non-teaching and learning purposes in primary education in Cyprus


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supportive policies for individualizing instruction in mixed ability classes.

  • The Mechanism for the Identification and Support of Children with Learning and Emotional Difficulties (2004)

  • Empowers class teachers and school units to assume responsibility for the learning and development of all their students within a multi-cultural, inclusive setting.

  • Ongoing process of assessment institutionalized

  • Partnership between parents and teachers institutionalized


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