Assessment is an integral part of learning. Without feedback on performance the learner can have no idea how to change and improve. Such feedback can come from a teacher or instructor, based on a formal or informal assessment. It can come from other learners as a form of peer assessment. Or it can come from a self assessment process by the learner themselves.
The theme of the 2010 AEA-Europe conference intended to allow our assessment community to discuss and embrace these debates. Contributions (papers, discussion groups and posters) were welcomed which reflected research or positions on the management of assessment processes, and may have considered: