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Assessment for Applied Learning Forum

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Who are we?

The Assessment for Applied Learning Forum was set up to:

  • Organise a programme of seminars and workshops to share cutting-edge assessment practices and stimulate developments within SHU, in line with the University’s applied mission.
  • Seek collaboration and internal/ external funding to support new developments.
  • Establish a research network to inform evaluate and disseminate assessment practices which foster applied learning.

Our objectives

  • Create and develop an on-going programme of seminars and workshops relating to assessment practices fostering applied learning, including external speakers.
  • Create a University-wide research network on assessment practices which align to the University’s applied mission.
  • Create research projects supported by internal and/ or external funding on assessment practices fostering applied learning.
  • Increase the number of innovative assessment practices, using technology and/or work-based/ real life approaches.
  • Pedagogic publications.

Upcoming Events

Visit Academic Essentials: teaching and research development – activities and events section for details of upcoming assessment and feedback related opportunities. 


The group have hosted a number of events that showcase assessment and feedback at College/Departmental level. These resources are highlighted throughout the content under each of the 6 elements of assessment and feedback

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Last updated: 21st June 2022 NB