Analysis and critical thinking in assessment

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Tailored Support workshop (one-day session)

This practical session introduces tools and techniques to build analysis and critical thinking into assessments. The session explores the characteristics of a good analytical assessment and introduces the five key anchor principles for assessment, developed by the Research in Practice Change Project. The workshop includes a small group session on applying these anchor principles to real cases.

The objectives of this one-day programme are:

  • Understand the current strengths and areas for development in your assessment practice
  • Consider theory on different thinking processes and identify these in practice
  • Introduce RiP’s five Anchor Principles as a framework for analytical thinking in assessment
  • Examine how a good analytical assessment can be used as a basis for evidence-informed planning and direct work
  • Understand the concept of structured professional judgment and how this can be applied in practice.

Usual timings: 10am-4pm

Related RiP resources:

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