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Developing Effective Tasks and Tools for Assessment of Practice Workshops successfully were held

On the 18th and 20th of June, 2019 two Developing Effective Tasks and Tools for Assessment of Practice Workshops were held within the framework of the project "Support to Implementation of National Qualification Framework in Azerbaijan" (NQF), funded by the European Union and implemented jointly with the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

The main objective of the meetings was to explain how assessment tools & tasks should be designed and delivered to ensure valid and reliable assessment; to identify the range of practical assessment tasks suitable to the assessment of skills in your context; to select the most appropriate tasks for assessment of practice in your context; to develop all aspects of assessment tasks (including guidance for assessors) to support valid assessment of practice; to evaluate the potential for the assessment tasks to produce valid and reliable results.

Representatives of Education Institute, Ministry of Education, Accreditation and Nostrification Office, VET Agency, Pedagogical University and State Pedagogical College attended the workshops. The workshops have been held by Mrs. Karen Adams, Senior non-key Expert of the project.

 “Support to Implementation of National Qualification Framework in Azerbaijan” project is funded by the European Union to assist the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Azerbaijan through the provision of technical assistance. The main objective of the project is to enhance the quality and relevance of the education and training system in Azerbaijan supporting economic diversification, creating opportunities for lifelong learning, and fulfilling the Education Development Strategy in line with European and international best practice. The specific objectives of the project are i) To ensure effective implementation of NQF; ii) To introduce relevant education standards in pilot sectors; iii) To ensure education standards support competency-based education provision; iv) To improve access to lifelong learning through flexible provision, alternative progression pathways and recognition of prior learning; v) To improve assessment and QA of assessment and certification processes; vi) To provide effective information and guidance for employers/sectors, providers and learners to use the NQF. The 30-months project is implemented by GOPA Worldwide Consultants as lead consultancy company in a consortium with British Council (BC), European Project Management Ltd (EPM) and SEFT Consulting.

20/06/2019