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The same criteria are applied to all learners in the same way.
Similar judgements are made about learners’ performance given the same criteria and evidence.
The assessment actually measure what it is supposed to measure. It gives a true indication of the performance of the learner at the time of assessment.
The student can be objectively measured and the assessment strategy is reproducible. The evidence presented represents the unaided work/performance of the learner.
The combined assessment meet all the requirements of the qualification as set by the professional body.
All involved in the assessment, including the learner, understand what is expected of them.
Can we identify those who have achieved and those who have not?
The assessment undertaken must be appropriate for its purpose. For example, the assessment criteria for healthcare students have been formulated based on consultations led by registration bodies and working with educationalists and practitioners.