Teaching & Learning


Giving good quality feedback 13 March

13 March 2019, 2:00 pm–4:00 pm

You will explore common feedback issues, discuss characteristics of good feedback, and consider how to help students use feedback, in this workshop led by the UCL Arena Centre.

Event Information

Open to

UCL staff




UCL Arena Centre


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

Wednesday 13 March 14:00 - 16:00

UCL Arena Centre are delivering this session, which is open to all staff at UCL who provides feedback to students.  

Research into feedback suggests that students have difficulty understanding and using teacher feedback on their assessments.

In this session, you will consider why students have difficultly understanding feedback and explore solutions.  

You will analyse your feedback and think about what makes good quality feedback.

Please bring a sample of feedback that you have written on students' work, this can be either written or audio feedback.  

This workshop will:

  • explore common feedback issues 
  • discuss characteristics of good feedback, and;
  • consider how to help your students use feedback

After attending this session you will

  • understand the characteristics of good and poor quality feedback
  • know how to develop ways of helping students to understand and use feedback
  • devise actions to improve your feedback

Who should attend

You should attend if you are a member of UCL staff who gives feedback to students.  

About the Speaker

Dr Jenny Griffiths (SFHEA)

Principal Teaching Fellow at UCL

Jenny is responsible for building institution-wide strength in student assessment and feedback. This includes developing and delivering workshops for all teaching staff, advising on programme development inspired by the UCL Connected Curriculum, and working with the vice-Provost for Education and Student Affairs to research and review assessment and feedback practice across UCL's 11 multi-disciplinary faculties.

Her research in Engineering Education has been presented at national and international conferences, and she has spoken internationally on authentic assessment and good feedback practices. 

More about Dr Jenny Griffiths (SFHEA)