A brief Report on the Teachers’ Training Workshop on
Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) & FA
(Formative Assessment) organized by CBSE at Modern
Secular Public School, Dhuri-148024, District
Sangrur (Punjab) on Saturday, 3rd
programme started at 9:30 a.m. on 3rd
August with 106 teachers from 77 CBSE schools of
Punjab. The programme has been conducted by
Amrit Aujla and Mr. Rajiv Sharma,
eminent Resource Persons from CBSE. After a formal
welcome and inaugural ceremony, the Principal of
Modern Secular Public School, Dhuri, Mrs.
Gurvinder Kaur briefed the participants
regarding the sessions and the agenda. She also
highlighted certain important instructions to be
followed during the workshop by the participants.
started at 10.00 a.m and the resource persons,
Amrit Aujla and Mr. Rajiv Sharma
highlighted the meaning, features and concepts of
CCE with the help of slides, handouts and activities
followed by different stages of assessment and the
features of formative and summative assessments with
the help of the activities. This session ended at
around 11.30 a.m with the clarification of doubts
from the participants.
Then this session has been followed by a break
for 15 minutes.
next session (Session 2) started at
11.45 a.m. the resource persons,
Amrit Aujla and Mr.Rajiv Sharma
highlighted the nuances of Formative Assessment with
its meaning, features and tools. Activities like
“finding and exploring key words of Formative
Assessments” helped the teachers in the
clarification of their doubts in this area. In
Activity – 2, various groups representing different
schools have been asked to dramatize various
activities which remained very interesting. As
teachers collectively gave input to the betterment
of the project by suggesting introductions; like
slogan telling, role plays etc. During activity 4,
the teachers have been asked to form groups
according to their subjects and asked to go through
their subject specific handouts. They have been
asked to present their opinions in front of all
This session has been followed by lunch break
at 1.30 p.m.
session 3 resumed at 2.00 p.m. the
resource persons detailed the features, meaning and
tools of Summative Assessments. Teachers have been
asked to differentiate and find ambiguous questions.
It has been instructed that the questions with many
possible answers or ambiguous answers shouldn’t be
encouraged. Questions of different types e.g
questions based on knowledge, understanding
comprehension, analysis, and synthesis should be
promoted. Use of probing in designing questions
should be used so that the questions can be leading.
Also cues can be given that should help in framing
Activity 4 emphasized on typologies of question
paper with the help of sample questions. Then the
Resource Person, Ms. Amrit Aujla helped teachers by
interacting with them. She also added ideas to her
talk about how to develop value based questions.
This session has been followed by tea break at 3.30
resumed at 3:45 p.m. by the resource persons and
they focused upon the factors of assessing
Co-Scholastic areas. They also presented various
descriptors of life skills, work education etc.
the end, the teachers have been asked to fill up the
feedback form and the workshop ended with a formal
valediction and vote of thanks by the Director of
Modern Group of Institutions, S. Jagjit Singh at
5.00 p.m. Every participant found stating that "The
description on Tools & Techniques has been
wonderful. Really, it is a great workshop,
systematically organized. We enjoyed attending it".
Many more training workshops on CCE & FA, in near
future, are earnestly requested.
With profound regards,
Mrs. Gurvinder Kaur