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Confronting the Skills Paradox: Maximising Human Potential in a 21st Century Community
DEMOS

This provocation paper analyses the strengths and weaknesses of the emerging consensus given expression by Lord Leitch in his review around education and skills policy for the future. It argues that important elements of this consensus need to be challenged if the UK is to fulfil the laudable ambitions outlined in the Leitch Review and succeed in harnessing the talents of the whole population.
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Date added 25/06/2007
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Efficient assessment of portfolios
The Open University

The tradition, in some professions, of juding performance partly on the basis or portfolios, has spread. The possiblity of creating e-portfolios is adding zest to this interest. However, the educational appeal of portfolios and consideration of different platforms for e-portfolios, have eclipsed consideration of assessment costs.

Portfolios are know to be hard to assess with any degree of reliability and expensive to assess. Attempts to increase realiability multiply costs.




Author Janet Strivens
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Date added 11/04/2007
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EPPI Research Review
EPPI-Centre


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Date added 12/02/2007
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Measuring and Recording Student Achievement
Universities UK

Report of the Group (The Burgess Group 2004)
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Date added 01/05/2007
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PDP and the development of students creative potential


Summary of a survey of practitioner views.

Results from a survey undertaken with the PDP UK Network.

Author Norman Jackson
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Date added 01/12/2006
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Progress files- are we achieving our Goals?
The Centre for Recording Achievement & The Higher Education Academy


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Date added 01/12/2006



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Quality Assurance Agency (QAA)


Revised guidelines on the HE Progress File (February 2001)
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Date added 31/01/2007
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