Remittances Review

ISSN:2059-6588 | e-ISSN: 2059-6596

ISSN:2059-6588 | e-ISSN: 2059-6596

Effects of School Based Assessment on Students’ Motivation at Elementary Level

Dr. Nazish Andleeb , Dr. Namra Munir, Muhammad Irshad
Keywords: School based, Assessment, Students’ motivation ,


Main theme of the study was to investigate the effects of school-based assessment on students’ motivation at elementary level. 200 students and 100 teachers were randomly selected as sample of the study. Two instruments on 5 points Likert scale regarding implementation of School based assessment for teachers and motivation of the students for students. It was concluded that the majority of both male and female teachers implemented SBA frequently and effectively in their schools, the majority of male and female students have high motivation level at elementary level school and different levels of implementation of SBA have significant effects on students’ motivation. There was also significant difference among SBA levels on students’ motivation level at elementary level. On the basis of conclusions, it is recommended that the higher authority may train the teachers to implement the school base assessment properly in their institutions to improve students’ motivation and learning, all the stakeholders should accept the validity and utility of high quality testing depending upon school based assessment, teachers should switch from administering termly exams and regular tests to performance assessments, which meet the requirements of the school-based assessment system (SBA).