The role of target-setting in professional education

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Baker, T. and Evers, G. 2017. The role of target-setting in professional education. Professional Education and Partnership SIGN seminar. Middlesex University, London,UK 21 Mar 2018
TitleThe role of target-setting in professional education
AuthorsBaker, T. and Evers, G.
Abstract

Portfolios and evidence files, such as those recording mentor meetings, are seen as representing a learning journey, and often require evidence of devising and responding to targets to demonstrate improvements in performance. However, because they also have a place in high-stakes assessment processes, they can often become mechanistic. This paper will consider the role of target setting in ITE and some initial research undertaken around target setting and the extent to which targets and evidence serve an educational purpose, as opposed to assuming an assessment and accountability role, especially in the context of school-based mentoring.

Sustainable Development Goals4 Quality education
LanguageEnglish
ConferenceProfessional Education and Partnership SIGN seminar
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Deposited06 Jul 2022
Accepted05 Sep 2017
Completed21 Mar 2018
Output statusPublished
Web address (URL)https://mdxcers.com/portfolio/professional-education-and-partnership-sign-spring-term-events-3/
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