Evaluation of written communication papers in colleges of ense
As part of the improvement of its education system, Benin has been reforming its curricula for several decades using the Basic Skills Approach.
This new reform invites the school to refocus on the formation of thought, the learner's learning process, the meaning of knowledge in relation to its various contexts and conditions of use, and finally on the modes of evaluation.
Thus, if curricula and textbooks emphasize the development of learners' skills, it seems logical and reasonable to assess them on the skills they have acquired.
The challenge of finding and implementing a more suitable method of evaluating learners' papers and applying the correction criteria (minimum criteria and improvement criteria) objectively is, today in Benin, a topical issue that can only surprise many.
The problem of evaluation and the application of its correction criteria, in this case the criterion of improvement, is present in all the
Born in Benin, Gniré Tatiana DAFIA is a Doctor of State in African oral literature at the University of Abomey-Calavi where she teaches as an assistant.
She is a member of the Laboratoire d'Etudes Africaines et de Recherches sur le Fa (LAREFA) and is interested in African cultural studies (specifically sacred oral poetry).