Assessment is becoming increasingly important in the field of education as a means for demonstrating and promoting quality in student learning. However, this is also an area of much confusion for the schools and teachers. Teachers are often confused about different assessment techniques being used. This unit provides an overview of the evaluation and assessment of student learning from a variety of perspectives, including the assessment of not only individual students, groups of students but their own teaching. The unit will in detail illustrate how assessment is conducted continuously and at certain time frames by teachers with a purpose to improve students learning.