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Some musings about the links between formative assessment and the development of key competencies

Chris Joyce

Using assessment  information formatively to contribute to teaching skills and knowledge that underpin the key competencies.   The example used is from a study of 600 student scripts answering questions on the water cycle.

This Assessment News article explores the possibilities for "noticing" when there are opportunities for providing feedback about key competencies as students are learning in subject areas.  The context discussed is a model used for demonstrating evaporation to science students.

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