Can universities safely implement ‘no detriment’ policies?

“This summer’s exams are going to be tricky. For students, exams are always tricky. That’s kind of the point. High stakes assessment that plays a significant part in the calculation of degree classification is supposed to test the knowledge and application that has built up over the course of a module or year. Students want to be sure they are performing at their very best, and where this best is impossible to achieve due to circumstances beyond their control providers have traditionally offered mitigations …” (more)

[David Kernohan, Wonkhe, 1 April]

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