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Authentic assessment has many potential benefits, especially for teachers and students. The portfolio is one part of authentic assessment. So, the use of portfolios in English writing classes can have an effect on learning. This research aims to determine the perceptions of English Education students regarding the application of portfolios as a form of assessment in writing class and to determine the effect of using portfolios on English Education students. This research data uses a narrative design and is obtained through interviews.The results showed that English Language Education students gave good perceptions and supported the application of portfolios in English writing classes. The resulting influence also tends to be positive and they think that the portfolio is an effective form of assessment to be applied in English classrooms. So that the respondents who were students of English Education suggested that portfolios should continue to be used in English writing classroom.