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STEM conference 2019: Employability-led assessments

Students are increasingly aware of the investment they are making in their education and looking for value for money (pay back) and the relevance of their learning to the job market. This was the impetus for re-evaluating the assessment strategy for the MSc in Environmental Conservation aligning it more closely with the ‘Competency Framework’ used by the professional body the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Conservation to assess career progression towards chartered status. This presentation will describe how standard assignments such as exams have been replaced with industry-relevant ones that students can use to demonstrate their competency to potential employers.

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