Assessment OF, FOR and AS Learning: Continuing the Debate and Creating a Focus

Assessment OF

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National Forum

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Teaching & Learning

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Assessment & Feedback, National Forum Publications

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assessmentformativelearningsummativeUnderstanding

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Assessment OF, FOR and AS Learning: Continuing the Debate and Creating a Focus

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Assessment OF, FOR and AS Learning is the National Forum’s enhancement theme for 2016- 2018. The National Seminar Series 2015-2016 has already facilitated some initial conversations on this theme. Feedback captured at the National Summit for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education 2015 highlighted the significant changes to assessment practices and policies that could be driven by this enhancement theme.

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Since March 2020 higher education has experienced one of the most disruptive phases in its recent history. In a sector typified by considered, researched and incremental change, overnight everyone began emergency remote teaching, learning and assessing. The dramatic shift resulted in positives and negatives, and posed a series of questions for students, staff and other stakeholders. Though still living through the pandemic, in March 2021 fifteen partners from a range of stakeholders across the sector agreed to work together to answer one shared persistent and urgent question: In the context of Covid-19, what have we learnt and what does it mean for the future of teaching and learning in Irish higher education?

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