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Technology as a driver for educational change: moving towards a shared vision for digitalisation in learning and assessment
By Dean Seabrook, Stuart Shaw, Rebecca Hamer, Graham Hudson

As the 21st century began to unfurl, it was becoming increasingly evident that technological ‘connectedness’ was revolutionising not only business and interpersonal relationships but also education.


Multilingualism, Multiculturalism, Inclusive Teaching, Learning and Assessment
By Dr Sviatlana Karpava

Multilingualism, linguistic and cultural diversity are closely related to globalisation, increased transnational mobility and increasing refugee populations.


What makes assessment inclusive?
By Dr Doreen Said Pace

The keywords in this seemingly simple yet complex to answer question are – assessment and inclusion.


Digital assessment: why we’re closer than we think.
By Dr Alex Scharaschkin, Director of Research and Regulation, AQA.

With continued technological development, it’s time to explore the potential of digital assessment in earnest.


Inclusive Assessment: Fostering Social Justice in Education.
By Dr Eleni Meletiadou, London Metropolitan University.

The internationalisation of Education worldwide has broadened student diversity in educational institutions in recent years. Inclusive assessment or Assessment for Social Justice promotes developmental timely feedback which supports students’ understanding of the assessment requirements and allows them to reflect on how they can improve their academic performance.


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Wales: changing assessment culture

In early 2020 the Welsh Government published Curriculum for Wales Guidance[i], which implies fundamental changes in assessment culture, policy and practice. How does a country radically change its assessment culture? Recent history in Wales provides some messages and raises questions for us all.


Fair assessment for everyone:
Reflections on the factors impacting student experience of e-assessment: Dr Anja Sisarica

Digital assessment is sometimes viewed as the bridge between school, work, and active citizenship. It secures alignment between the tools used in everyday teaching and learning, and those that students might use in their professional life.


What could foster or inhibit the development of assessment cultures? Experiences from Norway: Lise Vikan Sandvik

This Assessment Cultures SIG affords an arena for sharing our knowledge about assessment cultures thereby informing and enriching local assessment communities.


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Paula Lehane winner of the Kathleen Tatersall New Researcher Award 2022 and Keynote Speaker at the AEA-Europe Annual Conference 2022

Paula talks about her research regarding the role of digital technology in pedagogy and assessment, and being given the New Researcher Award by AEA-Europe.

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Dr. Amy Hsiao, shares her experience and tells us why she chose to be accredited with AEA-Europe

Dr. Ya-Ping (Amy) Hsiao is a Senior Assessment Specialist in the Teacher Development team at the Tilburg University in the Netherlands. In this interview, she shares her professional journey in educational assessment and talks about the value-added of applying for Fellowship Accreditation with AEA-Europe.

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Our latest SIG webinars

Members can access the latest recordings of our Special Interest Group webinars at the link below.

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