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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Assessment short course​ creates opportunities to engage with colleagues on assessment practices, and scholarly articles on assessment topics such as the different purposes of assessment, constructive alignment, feedback, peer-and self-assessment, and more.

Through active participation, you will be expected to critically reflect on your own assessment practices and design assessments promoting student learning.  

The course is available to all SU staff involved in assessment of learning and it is free of charge.


  • NQF-level 8; five credits and 50 notional hours.
  • Attend during either the 1st or the 2nd semester.


  • Blended learning
  • 3 face to face contact sessions.
  • Online collaboration.
  • Asynchronous self-regulated learning.

Dates of contact sessions: 

1st Semester2nd Semester
6 February 2024
7 February 2024
30 May 2024
4 June 2024
5 June 2024
29 October 2024


Additional information:

The design of the course is closely aligned with the revised Assessment Policy (2021), supporting assessment that promotes student learning. This is an overview of the course:

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