Local organiser: Rodica Diana Cherciu, Ministry of Education
ECML experts: Rita Jukneviciene, Lithuania; José Noijons, Netherlands
Participants: 26 (teachers, teacher trainers, curriculum developers, foreign language inspectors from across Romania)
“The Ministry of Education in partnership with the European Centre for Modern Languages in Graz organized a national training workshop dedicated to the specialists in the field of curricular development and evaluation, trainers and teachers, on the topic of alternative methods of continuous evaluation in the with the Common European Framework of reference for languages (CEFR) and the Companion Volume.
The event was held at the request of the Ministry of Education in Constanta, Romania as part of the Relating language curricula, tests and examinations to the Common European Framework of Reference (RELANG) initiative within the ECML - EU cooperation.
During the three workshop days, the participants, under the guidance of the RELANG team of experts, became familiar with relevant methods and techniques of continuous evaluation, ways to integrate assessment into the current teaching - learning process and design assessment tasks and test items in accordance with the CEFR descriptors. The focus was also on the use of self-assessment methods and techniques, the development of tasks for self-assessment and the valorisation of the evaluation feedback.
The acquired skills will support current curricular reform efforts which aim to turn assessment into a constant and continuous dimension of the teaching-learning process.”
Rodica Diana Cherciu, local organiser, 6 June 2022
ECML project website: RELANG – EU-ECML cooperation agreement 2022 "Innovative methodologies and assessment in language learning"