Assessing and assuring Australian graduate learning outcomes: principles and practices within and across disciplines


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The Assessing and Assuring Graduate Learning Outcomes (AAGLO) project sought to contribute to the Federal government's plans to transform higher education in Australia through the redesign of quality assurance arrangements. The AAGLO project brought together key perspectives in Australia and internationally around the shared need for assessment of student learning in universities to deliver convincing evidence to relevant stakeholder groups of achievement of stated learning outcomes for graduates. The project addressed two central questions: What types of assessment tasks are most likely...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Higher education; Quality; Assessment; Outcomes; Students

Keywords: Graduates; Achievement; Outcomes of education and training; Recommendations

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Sydney, New South Wales: Office for Learning and Teaching, 2014

Physical description: 107 p.

Access item: _2013.pdf

ISBN: 9781743614075 (print); 9781743614082 (pdf); 9781743614099 (docx)

All project research publications, project resources and papers are available on the AAGLO project website at:

Resource type: Government report or paper

Rights: With the exception of the Commonwealth Coat of Arms, and where otherwise noted, all material presented in this document is provided under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. To view a copy of the licence visit:

Document number: TD/TNC 117.1034

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