Evaluation of Learning in the Period of Early Education

  • Ileana Constanţa Dârlă (Ionescu) University of Bucharest
Keywords: formative evaluation, early childhood and development, professional knowledge, ethics


At all levels of education, learning assessment is generally considered to be an essential part of teachers' work. For early childhood educators, ie those who work with children from birth to age six, there are special considerations that stem from the characteristics of those trained and the nature of early learning. This paper reviews research on the formative assessment of early learning and development. In this way, important theoretical constructs related to early learning are explored and research on key aspects of early childhood learning is synthesized. We discuss the methods that are most useful for painting a richer picture of early learning and development. Some of the challenges inherent in formative assessment in early childhood are also highlighted and discussed.

Author Biography

Ileana Constanţa Dârlă (Ionescu), University of Bucharest

Ph.D University of Bucharest, Psychologies and Educational Science Faculty



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How to Cite
Dârlă (Ionescu), I. (2021). Evaluation of Learning in the Period of Early Education. LUMEN Proceedings, 16, 163-171. https://doi.org/10.18662/lumproc/atee2020/12