Work-based Assessment: Getting to Grips with Policies and Practices

Work-based Assessment: Getting to Grips with Policies and Practices



National Forum, Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI)


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This symposium marks the culmination of a National Forum, and Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) partnership that has led to a series of events throughout 2020 titled ‘Work-based Assessment: Exploring Critical Issues and Sharing Solutions’.

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This event builds on learning from conversations that have taken place during and around the series’ preceding webinars and provides an opportunity to consider actions for sectoral change. It draws together international and national experts, key resources, case studies and uses a series of interactive approaches to interrogate this topic across the range of different work-based learning contexts.

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This is a short introduction to ChatGPT for people teaching in higher education, created in January 2023 and updated until this version was saved in February 2023. The resource is a slide deck which you are free to modify and update (since this is a fast-moving topic). No prior knowledge of AI or chatbots is necessary to use the slides.

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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