Assessment for Applied Learning Forum

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

View the Summer 2021 seminar series with events running during June and July.


View the resources and events recordings from the group’s Summer 2020 and 2021 online events series.

Group main contacts
Christine O’Leary: c [dot] t [dot] oleary [at] shu [dot] ac [dot] uk
Jayne Revill: j [dot] c [dot] revill [at] shu [dot] ac [dot] uk