This section contains information related to ongoing assessment of Junior Cycle MFL
A dual approach to assessment, involving classroom-based assessment across the three years and a final externally-assessed, state-certified examination enables the appropriate balance between preparing students for examinations and also facilitating creative thinking, engaged learning and better outcomes for students. You will find the Assessment Guidelines for MFL in our Key Documents Section.
The Classroom-Based Assessment, Oral Communication, has as its purpose to develop and enhance the students’ skills of oral production and interaction. This Powtoon may help you in supporting your students to prepare for their Oral Communication. The Teacher and Student Timelines may help you in planning for CBA1. You will find further information in the Assessment Guidelines for MFL linked from our "Key Documents Section".
Below you will find a number of supports for the Subject Learning and Assessment Review Process.
This section provides supports and links to documents which may be of help to teachers when planning for the MFL Assessment Task.
The formative assessment information leaflet introduces MFL teachers to formative assessment, how it supports teaching and learning, along with strategies that apply to the MFL classroom.
These six resources explore the aspects of formative assessment in the MFL classroom.
This booklet explores formative assessment to support teaching and learning in the Modern Foreign Languages classroom. The booklet combines the formative assessment information leaflet and six infographics, which have been updated with some additional classroom strategies.
The NCCA Focus on Learning toolkit booklets are a self-guided resource to support MFL departments and teachers to explore formative assessment when planning for learning.