ERIC Number: EJ600666
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Assessment in GNVQs: Learning the Hard Way.
Research in Post-Secondary Education, v3 n3 p329-44 1998
Examination of the implementation of General National Vocational Qualifications in Britain highlights the limitations of criterion-referenced assessment practices. Analysis leads to the establishment of assessment principles: (1) continuous assessment should allow for learner development; (2) better ways of assessing "soft" skills are needed; and (3) overspecification should be avoided. (SK)
Descriptors: Criterion Referenced Tests, Educational Principles, Employment Qualifications, Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education, Testing Problems, Vocational Education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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