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Programme Focussed Assessment

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Mapping Assessment Practices through a Programme-focussed Approach (PDF 1.13MB)

A programme focussed approach gathers evidence and facilitates dialogue to enhance assessment practices across a subject or programme.
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Profile of Assessment Practices (PDF 1.00MB)

Trinity Education Project (TEP): Assessment Subgroup WP3.2 Effect Cultural Change around Assessment

Profile of assessment practices in TCD January 2019: mapping of assessments identified from a sample of 12 undergraduate Student handbooks, publicly available from January to March 2019.

Project team: Dr Cicely Roche, Nicola Byrne and Dr Ciara O Farrell

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TEP Guidelines on Student Workload and Assessment (PDF 2,228KB)

This document supports the review of workload and assessment at module, year and programme level. It is not intended to be prescriptive; rather its aim is to increase awareness of the relationship between the teaching, learning and assessment workload, and their alignment with the ECTS value of the module.  It also discusses equivalencies.   

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TEP fellow Resource Programmatic Approach (PDF 274KB)

The TEP assessment framework is underpinned by the recommendations that (a) assessment is programme-focussed, (b) assessment supports the achievement of the Graduate Attributes and (c) the use of a range of assessment practices equips students to apply their learning in contexts beyond the University.