Mayo College has implemented grading system for the assessment of students in place of traditional marking system. You must be aware that CBSE has been taking several initiatives to enhance the quality of learning in schools. As a part of these initiatives the CBSE has introduced Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) at the secondary level from academic year 2009-2010. CCE refers to the system of school based evaluation of students that covers all aspects of students' development. The main features of CCE scheme are:
1. It is a process to provide holistic profile of the student through regular assessment of scholastic and co-scholastic areas of development.
• The Scholastic includes assessment of student in curricular subjects. Assessment in Scholastic part has been divided into Formative and Summative Assessments.
Formative Assessments include Projects, Activities, Case Studies, Quizzes, Debates, Practical Assignments, Group Discussions, Dramatics etc.
Summative Assessments include MCQ's, Short and Long Questions etc.
• The Co-Scholastic refers to those aspects which are related to hand and heart. These include Psychomotor Skills, Physical Development, Life Skills, Attitude, Values, Interest and Participation in Co-Curricular Activities.
2. This scheme aims at making evaluation an integral part of teaching learning process.
3. This scheme focuses on all round development of personality of the students.
4. This scheme brings about a paradigm shift from examination to effective pedagogy.