Teachers undergo a specified period of training, assessment and examinations to ascertain success before they can be assigned teaching responsibilities in Kenya. This study was conducted in Borabu Teachers’ Training College which is one of the primary teachers training colleges in Kenya to establish whether teaching practice assessment that is conducted on teacher trainees has influence on trainees’ suitability in the teaching profession. This study was also to investigate the role of practical teaching assessment on professional development of student teachers. Case study design was the bedrock research design employed and questionnaires used to collect data. The study population was made up of all the 22 tutors with a sample of 12 tutors because they were involved in the assessment during teaching practice though they lacked experience of teaching in primary teachers’ training college.
Assessment, Teaching Practice, Professional Development, Lecturer, Tutor, Team Assessment.