Reshaping education: Aligning assessment with curriculum and delivery
The main conference theme is about unifying teaching, learning and assessment (TLA) into one comprehensive learning system which will support the future ambitions of individuals, organisations and countries.
The COVID-19 pandemic has not only changed ways of learning and working but it has also been a catalyst for providing a glimpse of possible future educational realities that have brought into question current education models, systems and content. It seems an opportune time to review and align our systems, methodology and practice to reflect local and regional contexts and relevant TLA needs.
The conference this year seeks to explore some of the following questions:
Do current policies, processes and practices work together to effectively meet the needs of stakeholders at the different levels of the education system: macro (national), meso (institutional) and micro (classroom)?
How is this measured?
Are all the relevant stakeholders appropriately included in decisions related to them, and supported with the relevant information, development and tools to effectively manage implementation and achieve their goals?
By thinking about a comprehensive learning system, we can begin to consider how the individual parts of the system should and can work together.
The conference will have two sub-themes: