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Criteria for the approval of an Assessment Quality Partner

The QCTO will appoint an entity as an assessment quality partner only if it is satisfied that the entity has: i.      The necessary expertise, experience and standing in relation to the occupational qualifications or foundational learning for which the assessment quality partner is appointed; and ii.      the resources necessary to perform its functions In terms of clause of the QCTO Delegation Policy, 22 June 2011 the criteria have been defined in detail as follows: i.     be  recommended  to  the  QCTO  by  the  relevant      DQP  during  the occupational                           development  process at a point  when they submit  an occupational profile. Possible evidence: letter of recommendation from [...]

To write a student learning outcome, there are various formats you can use.

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1. SWiBAT (Student Will Be Able To) + Active verb (from Bloom’s taxonomy) +

Condition (as a result of) + Measurement (as measured by or as demonstrated by …) +
When (at what timeline).
2. Powerpoint on Writing Learning Outcomes includes Keeling’s guidelines, format, 10 points
for writing outcomes, examples and more.

3. Keeling format  see graphic

4. Article by Marilee Bresciani

5. Condition (As a result ….; from participating in …) + Audience (selected population
being assessed) + Behavior (active verb) + Degree of Achievement

Verbs to avoid when writing learning outcomes –
these are not action verbs (use specific action verbs):
Become aware of
Become familiar with

Use verbs such as Tell, Articulate, Define, Demonstrate.

To find appropriate verbs to use, see the information on Bloom’s
Taxonomy on our website and the lists of active verbs.