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A new era for formal assessments? International Teacher Magazine Media Coverage

28th September 22

Formal assessment at 16+ really is starting change. Dr. Sarah Watson wonders how much further this can go and what we have to think about.


Sarah Watson, Vice Principal (Academic)

Vice Principal (Academic), Dr Sarah Watson, discusses her thoughts and insights on how formal school assessments are changing in the current climate. The article touches on factors including technology, accessibility, modernisation and adaptability, while also hearing Sarah’s ideas of how advanced the scope could be for developing assessment structure in the future.

These ideas and insights come not without concern, highlighting the need to consider that fine motor skills and creative expression could be lost through eliminating handwriting assessments.

You can find out more and read the rest of the article here.