In social science, agency can be defined as the opportunity or the ability to exert judgement and control over one's own work (Priestley and Robinson, 2015), but what does that look like when applied in the workplace?read more
Higher education blog
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What could a blend of assessment types in higher education look like?
Assessment isn’t just about final outcomes. It’s the golden thread that runs through and underpins the university experience and how it’s handled affects so much more than results – it impacts on student satisfaction, retention, even mental health.read more
In essence the difference is in the second word of the acronym!read more
The World Health Organization (2020) estimate that over 1 billion people worldwide live with some form of disability. They are the largest global minority group and that number is increasing dramatically as people live longer and the number of chronic health conditions rises. In the UK alone, in 2019/20 332,300 students stated that they had a disability of some kind – that’s 17.3% of all home students. This represents an increase of 106,000 (or 47%) since 2014/15 (Hubble and Bolton, 2021).read more