Teaching & Learning


Good assessment practice and how to overcome institutional barriers 29 Nov

29 November 2018, 1:00 pm–2:00 pm

You will discuss good assessment practice and examine the barriers to successful implementation across a large institution, in this workshop led by visiting Professor Peter Taylor, from the Open University UK (OU).

Event Information

Open to

UCL staff




UCL Arena Centre


Arena Room, 10th Floor
1-19 Torrington Place
United Kingdom

Thursday 29 November 13:00 - 14:00

Visiting Professor Dr Peter Taylor (OU) is delivering this session, which is open to all staff at UCL who give feedback and design assessment.  

In this session, you will discuss the use of evidence to inform good assessment practice and examine some of the barriers to successful implementation across a large institution. 

This workshop will:

  • examine how evidence informs good practice
  • review how good practice can be disseminated across a large institution 

After attending this session you will

  • understand how to overcome barriers to change, including academic, systems and processes 

Who should attend

This workshop is useful if you are involved in designing assessment and/or a programme or module leader. 

About the Speaker

Professor Peter Taylor

Professor of Organic Chemistry at The Open University UK

Peter has been involved in the production and presentation of a large number of courses within and without the Science Faculty.

He was the academic lead on the Academic Principles for Qualifications project. He is Deputy Chair of the Academic Quality and Governance Committee and the Module Results Approval and Qualification Classification Panel and chairs numerous committees and projects around assessment issues, for example he is the academic Director of the Assessment programme. He is Director of the Open Programme which has over 25 000 students.

More about Professor Peter Taylor