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This online learning module explores the eight steps of assessment design, from understanding your learners and writing learning outcomes, through to identifying appropriate assessment methods and creating marking schedules. Each step is important and will help trainers create fit for purpose assessments that meet the requirements of the standard and the needs of learners.
Writing assessment questions and tasks
This resource is designed to help trainers write good assessment questions and tasks. It provides examples of the many different types of questions and the general rules for writing good questions. It will help trainers select the most appropriate question type for the evidence needed, as well as ways to provide variety in the assessment for the learner.
Writing assessment schedules
This resource links to writing assessment and helps trainers understand what assessment schedules are, and how they help when marking assessments. It includes a step-by-step guide with examples to help create assessment schedules for your assessment.
This document gives trainers an introductory understanding of what rubrics are and how they are used to help assess performance. It describes the advantages and disadvantages of using rubrics and includes a step-by-step guide for trainers to create their own rubric.
This online course takes a deeper dive into rubrics. It includes videos introducing you to assessment rubrics and tips to design them. It also includes examples of draft and completed assessment rubrics, as well as additional resources to help you when designing your rubrics.
Checklist for assessment
This checklist will help trainers ensure they develop quality assessment resources. It lists the key elements of good assessment and is designed for reviewing assessment resources.
Writing good learning resources
This resource explores the key principles of creating effective learning resources.
Checklist for content and layout
This checklist helps trainers review the content and layout of resources before publishing material. It lists the key considerations for general design, layout, graphics, and content.
Providing assessment feedback to learners
This resource provides guidance to trainers on how and when to provide assessment feedback to learners. It covers the importance of providing balanced and meaningful feedback that will help learners improve and encourage them to continue their learning journey.
This online module explains the quality assurance process for assessment material and assessment decision making. It outlines the process for ensuring assessment decisions are fair and consistent across trainers that are internal and external to your organisation.