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21 November 2017
Integrated Programme Assessment (IPA) Workshop
Brunel University London

This 1-day workshop will introduce IPA and consider how it can be adapted to the participants’ own institutional contexts. If you would like to attend please register here by the 13th November.

Integrated Programme Assessment 1-day workshop agenda

Integrated Programme Assessment

21st November 2017 9.30-16.30

Supported by HEA

Brunel University London invites you to a free 1-day workshop to find out more Integrated Programme Assessment (IPA). The aim of the day is for participants to understand the opportunities presented by IPA and explore how this approach can be adapted and adopted to a range of institutional contexts.


09.30              Registration and coffee
10.00              Welcome  
10.10              Introduction to IPA: the Brunel approach
                       An overview of IPA and how it is used in Biosciences at Brunel 
10.40              Why won’t it work for you?  
                       Discussion of perceived barriers and possible solutions
11.10              Graduate-ness: what does this look like in your subject?
                       Identification of the skills required


11.45              Assessment 1: How do we assess graduate skills?
                       Exploring assessment methods; Authentic and sustainable assessments

12.45              Lunch

13.30              Assessment 2: Synoptic assessment in practice
                       Examples of synoptic assessments used at Brunel
14.15              Stakeholder perspectives   
                       Comments from a range of stakeholders, including students.
14.45              Building a successful team
                       Discussion of who can contribute what


15.15              Institutional context
                       Develop plan for how IPA can be adapted/adopted to your institution
16.15              Next steps and summary
16.30              END

Please register by 13 November 2017 on the Eventbrite Link:



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