Evaluation and assessment are very close to each other. However evaluation has more to do with the process of learning (how people feel about methods, did a session meet their needs, have the learning outcomes for the session been achieved in general terms etc) and assessment has more to do with measuring a specific outcome (what people have learnt and are able to do, can they recall information, can they individually achieve the learning outcomes).

Most evaluations will include some element of assessment.

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