The more I think about assessment, the more fascinating and intricate I find it. Superficially, it used to seem really straight forward; teacher tells you what to do and how to succeed, you do it and the teacher tells you how you have done. Simples. Or maybe it is having that just in time learning conversation which not only helps learners see where they are, but also where they can get to. The horizon is vast. Or maybe it is all of theses things?
I don’t think a single blog post will suffice to make my thinking clear, even to myself, so in this post, I would like to focus on feedforward. Now you may think this is a piece of jargon with which we can play bullsh*t bingo,