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Call for submissions: HEFCW-funded QAA Welsh Integrity and Assessment Network Symposium event

New Director for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland appointed

QAA publishes latest Quality Compass on educational gain ​


What is optionality in assessment?

21/03/23 - Dr Miriam Firth, Professor Gabrielle Finn, Jesper Hansen, Professor Martyn Kingsbury, Simon Walker, Jill Webb

The Retention Rubik’s cube

09/03/23 - Dr Russell Crawford, Director of Academic Innovation and Quality, Falmouth University

A community-based approach to advancing thinking and practice in student engagement

06/03/23 - Dr Sam Elkington, Professor of Learning and Teaching, Teesside University

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