Action 3.2

3.2: Effective assessment and feedback practices will be supported by enabling policies.

3.2: Effective assessment and feedback practices will be supported by enabling policies.

Team

Professor Paul McSweeney and Dr Siobhan Cusack

Outcome

Simplified M&S that enable greater innovation in, and streamlined management of our academic offerings. This action follows approval by Academic Council on 19 July 2015 of significant rationalisation of M&S.

Current Status

Analysis of College of Arts Celtic Studies and Social Sciences (CACSSS) M&S rationalisation pilot to inform interim CACSSS M&S: Underway

Principles underlying simplified undergraduate M&S: Drafted.

Timelines & Targets

  1. Principles underlying simplified undergraduate M&S approved by Academic Leadership Forum and endorsed by the four college executives: Completed
  2. CACSSS M&S rationalization pilot: Completed
  3. Principles underlying simplified undergraduate M&S submitted to Academic Development and Standards Committee; Academic Board; and Academic Council: Q4 2018/Q1 2019
  4. Implementation of principles to form the basis of the university’s future M&S: On full roll-out of Student Record System Q4 2022

Expected Completion Date

Rationalised M&S agreed in two colleges:  February 2019

Full implementation of university-wide rationalised M&S following roll-out of Student Record System and implementation of Academic Strategy: Q4 2022

Deputy President & Registrar

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