13 Jun 2018
Alastair Robertson, Director of Teaching and Learning Enhancement at Abertay University, has written for Wonkhe on teaching quality.
"Witness all of the recent efforts to measure teaching quality," he writes, "for example the current subject level Teaching Excellence Framework, and Student Outcomes pilots including teaching intensity and learning gain. It is the same story internationally – the OECD piloted their PISA test in 2015 (involving 500,000 15 year olds) and the Academically Adrift work in the USA."
"I am...convinced that academic quality enhancement is a definitive 'wicked problem'; it is complex, messy, there are multiple factors to consider and it is very difficult to measure."
Read the artile in full here.