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What is competency-based assessment?

When do you use competency-based assessment? What types of assessments are competency-based? Competency-based assessment is used at the end of a training module or course to check knowledge and skills …

Credit transfer

Most learning organisations will have robust credit transferral processes to ensure consistency, fairness, and validity for crediting prior learning and competency towards a qualification or award. Several assessment types sit …

What is student-centred assessment?

Principles and practices Although we will be looking at a range of assessments, the components of good assessment practice do not vary. To provide a robust assessment, all assessments should: …

Steps for creating a competency-based assessment

How do you create a competency-based assessment? How are these different from other assessment types? The following includes a step-by-step guide. Steps to creating a competency-based assessment: Identify and state …

What is the purpose of assessment?

“Assessment should be an ongoing process that “arises out of the interaction between teaching and learning.” (NZ MoE). Assessment serves a range of purposes with a range of assessment types …

Constructively feeding forward

Constructive feedback also feeds “forward” The most common type of feedback learners receive is formal feedback (either written or verbal) on assessments. Assessment feedback serves two main purposes (Brown, Race, …

Good practices of giving feedback

Feedback is an essential part of the learning process no matter what the subject. People will always want to improve their performance, whether at work, school, or University, or even …