Contributing to recommendations for progression
Practice supervisors also contribute to recommendations for student progression. As is set out within the following standard:
Standards for student supervision and assessment:
Approved education institutions, together with practice learning partners must ensure that practice supervisors:
4.2 contribute to student assessments to inform decisions for progression
Recommendations for progression are made by the practice assessor and academic assessor working together. Further information will be provided on the practice and academic assessor roles, and how they make recommendations for assessment, in the coming months.
Contributing to student assessments can take different forms depending on the role of the practice supervisor in student learning, the stage of learning, student competence, and other considerations. It can include:
- direct communication with practice and academic assessors to share their views on student achievement, underachievement or areas to continue to work on
- inputting into student documentation with their views on student achievement.
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- Who are practice supervisors and how are they prepared?
- Who identifies who the practice supervisors are?
- What do practice supervisors do?
- Support for the practice supervisor role
- Who are practice assessors and how are they prepared?
- Who identifies the practice assessors
- What do practice assessors do?
- Support for the practice assessor role
- Who are academic assessors and how are they prepared?
- Who identifies the academic assessors
What do academic assessors do?
- What do academic assessors do?
- Collation and confirmation of academic learning
- Assessment for progression
- Upholding public protection
- Managing a student not meeting the progress expected
- Handing over to the next academic assessor (if relevant)
- Support for the academic assessor role
Learning environments and experiences
- Safe and effective learning
- Designing and reviewing a safe and effective learning environment and experience
- Types of learning experiences
- Support for those who deliver education
- Raising concerns
- The student at the centre of learning
- What to expect from your learning and assessment
- Raising concerns
- Complaints or appeals