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Student voices matter – we need to hear yours  

What do Trinity students, educators, and policy makers need to know about your experience of assessment?
 
What’s your vision for change? Let us know and you could win a prize!

We want to hear from you in a way that makes sense to you: tap into your creativity!


Prizes

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR WINNERS

  • First Prize: Daniel O'Reilly - School of Engineering - €250 One4All Voucher

  • Second Prize: Hannah Carton - School of Genetics & Microbiology - €100 One4All Voucher

  • Third Prize: Brid Parker - School of Genetics & Microbiology - €50 One4All Voucher

The winning entries will be showcased on the Academic Practice website.   


Competition is now closed

Launch: Thursday 10th December 2020

Deadline extended: 5pm GMT, Friday 5th February 2021. Results will be communicated in February 2021.

Entry Terms and Conditions

If you have any questions about the competition please email AcademicPractice@tcd.ie with the words "competition query" in the subject line.


Be Creative

You might consider one of the following but express yourself however you wish! 

  • Blog
  • YouTube video, pre-recorded video ‘pitch’ for change in assessment practice or a short video performance
  • Poem, short story or perhaps even a short essay (!)
  • Poster
  • Installation
  • PowerPoint
  • Cartoon
  • Photograph
  • Series of memes tracking your assessment since March
  • Collage of Instagram posts
  • ‘Dear Minister’ letter to Simon Harris (Minister for Higher Education)
  • Set of guidelines for College

Keep it short and engaging – think 800 words or 5 minutes as a max.

You are welcome to submit a joint application but if you win you’ll have to share the prize between you!


Be Inspired

Feel free to use one or more of these prompts as inspiration, or go with your own:  

  • What has your experience of assessment been like under Covid-19?

  • How has your experience of assessment changed between Secondary School and College or between years in College?
  • What can Trinity learn from your experience of assessment?

  • What should Trinity be doing to support students undertaking assessment? 

  • What is your vision for Assessment change in Trinity?


What are we looking for?

A clear, concise, considered and creative vision for assessment.

A panel of staff and students will decide the winners based on how clear, convincing, and creative the submission is on grounds of cogency, clarity, and creativity of message.