Evaluation of Learning Outcomes through Examination Moderation, Monitoring, and Coordination

The overall goal of education is to prepare an individual to be more useful to self, the community, and the entire world. The National Policy on Education (2004) states that education shall continue to be highly rated in the national development plans because education is the most important instrument of change. The school system has a great role to play in achieving the goal. Evaluation in education is very essential for its judges the quality and is the basis for all educational activities. Learning takes place in the educational institution and other institutions of learning and instructions in the three domains of learning - cognitive, affective and psychomotor. To see whether individual learner, teacher and the institution are measuring up to the goal or objectives of setting up educational institutions, there is then a need for evaluation since learners' outcome in courses offering in educational institutions will determine the quantity and quality of future manpower of any nation. This paper, therefore, attempts to look at the evaluation of learning outcomes through examination moderation, monitoring, and coordination. The methodology of the paper is a descriptive approach. After some discussions, the paper offers some useful recommendations which can assist certificate granting institutions and examination bodies among others.

Evaluation, Learning Outcomes, Monitoring

Assessment and Evaluation

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  • Comfort Onabanjo
    • Chief Lecturer, Primary Education, Federal College of Education, Abeokuta, Nigeria Nigeria
    • I am a Chief Lecturer in Federal College of Education, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. Department of Primary Education, School of Education.