This work sought to investigate the effect of continuous assessment in Teaching and Learning of Economic in Enugu south local government area of Enugu state. The researcher formulated four purposes of the study and four research questions that guided the study. Survey research design was used, the instrument used to obtain information was a structured questionnaire, the data collected were analyzed using mean. The population of the study is nine thousand, eight hundred and twenty one (9821) students and simple random sampling technique was used to select the sample. The instrument used was validated by two experts in measurement and evaluation. Test re-test was used to determine the reliability of the instrument and the result was 0.75. Mean statistics was used to answer the research questions. It was found that continuous assessment is an effective tools used in determine the performance of student in economic. based on these finding and many more the following Recommendation were made and it was recommended that; The ministry of Education or its relevant agencies should organize seminars and workshop for Economics teachers at least once in a term in order to update their knowledge on the practice of continuous assessment, The Ministry of Education or its relevant agencies should train and post enough professional guidance counselors in the area of to schools in the zone, Secondary schools in the zone should set up continuous assessment committees to perform the duties currently performed by Examination committee. Such duties include: Oversee the keeping of various assessment records, Develop time-table for assessment of pupils in the school. The committee is to be headed by the vice-principal (academics); members to include, the school guidance counselor, Head of social science section, Head of science Education sections, Trained officers from the Ministry of Education should visit schools in the zone from time to time for on the spot assessment of the scheme, The ministry of Education should grant study leave with pay to all qualified tutorial staff members to study statistics and computer in higher institutions to enable them acquire knowledge and improve on their efficiency in data collection and analysis involved in the practice of continuous assessment.
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