Professional Development Course for External Examiners

Online - a link will be sent to you before the event
Thursday 29 June 2023 (09:15-13:00)


Professional Development

This course was developed by Advance HE in partnership with Office for Students to provide professional development for external examiners. as part of the degree standards project on external examining.

The aim of the course is to enable aspiring, new or experienced examiners to:

  • Understand the role of the external examiner as articulated in the UK Quality Code for Higher education and be confident to undertake it.
  • Develop a deeper understanding of the nature of academic standards and professional judgement, and explore the implications for external examining.
  • Use evidence informed approaches to contribute to impartial, transparent judgements on academic standards and the enhancement of student learning

Duration: 9.15am - 1.00pm
Half day online workshops plus 3-5 hours preparatory work. 

June-July Course
Starts 19Junel Webinar 1: 29 June; Webinar 3: 6 July; Finishes 16 July

Zoom Meeting - Link will be sent via email prior to the event

Please note that this event is exclusive to UoB staff


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