"Assessment is today's means of modifying tomorrow's instruction."

Carol Ann Tomlinson


Assessment design is fundamental to our goal of providing meaningful and engaging learning experiences for our students. When assessment is authentic, well designed and aligned with our teaching and learning activities the result will be students who are prepared for their future careers through critical engagement and deep learning. 

In 2015 the CTL team undertook a comprehensive investigation of assessment practices as part of a project to provide a framework for assessment excellence. The result is a resource you can access here that includes:

Access SCU Assessment policies for details about purpose, procedures, design (weightings, workloads, criteria), implementation (timely feedbackpenalties for late admission, moderation), quality assurance and enhancement

CTL provide support and resources to assist in all stages of assessment design, development, integration and reporting. Frequently requested information can be found in the following pages:

Assessment PDF Resources

If you would like CTL to run a workshop on assessment design please contact us.


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