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DO we really need exams?

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Introduction

´╗┐Do we really need exams? The educational system relies too much on standardized tests and exams. Current examinations are only memory retention contest. The educational process could take up to 20 years of our life and for most of us this process is vital. That is why the structure of this system should be built very carefully. Students must be assessed throughout the years as well as examined at the end of every year. This combination will test skills and knowledge not only of what you have learnt but your personal abilities. ...read more.

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The real feedback they give is only what students can cram better than other. On the other hand, exams are the most subjective way for measuring knowledge. They should remain because they test years of knowledge which is beneficial for your future and career path. Examination could not be fully replaced by other kind of assessments and project work. The educational system should be modified and it should consists of both exams and continuous assessments and project. These methods should supplement traditional examination processes. ...read more.

Conclusion

Homework, projects, participation and good practice are necessary part of the educational system. We, as society, have to develop the system so it could analyze the overall development of the student through his studies. My personal opinion, as graduate student and present student, is that any academic institution should apply examination as well as continuous assessments throughout the whole educational process. Education is one of the most important parts of our life. From its success depends the future of any society. We, as society, have to develop the system so it could analyze the overall development of the student through his studies. ...read more.

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