Assessment Practitioner Group Meeting

This is the first meeting of 2017/18. Issues subject to national debate that will be considered are Degree Algorithms, Contract Cheating and Credit Practices. 'Sharing best practice' will focus on examinations administration and mitigating circumstance

This event is fully booked.

Event Details

Assessment Practitioner Group Meeting
17 November 2017 10:30
17 November 2017 15:30
Vera Anstey Room (VAR), the Old Building, LSE (see below for directions)

10.30 Arrive and Coffee
10.50 Welcome and Group Update
Helen Smallbone, Edge Hill University 
11.00 Degree Classification Algorithms
Findings of the UUK/GuildHE Project and update on next steps  Sam Roseveare, UUK
11:45 Combatting Contract Cheating  Findings of the QAA Project           
Simon Bullock, QAA 
12.30 Lunch 
13.15 UK HE Credit Survey 2016/17          
Findings of the UK Credit Forum’s survey on credit practices 2016/17          
Wayne Turnbull, Co-Chair UK CF
14:00 Examination Issues Forum
Including ‘Late Arrivals’ (led by Anne Austin, Hertfordshire, and Claire Surridge, Brunel) 
14.45 Hot Topics
Group Discussions on topics including: 
Exceptional Mitigating Circumstances (to be led by Annette Cook, Salford)
Degree Apprenticeships: Regulations 
Exit Awards  
Anonymity in the assessment process: marking and Assessment/Exam Boards 
Consideration of student profiles at Assessment Boards
15.15 Timing, venue and discussion topics for the next APG meeting
15.30 Close

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