How can you ensure pupil-led assessment is meaningful?
If used meaningfully and well-managed, peer and self-assessment can improve students’ understanding of a topic, enable them to support one another and have a huge impact on progress. It can also drastically cut your marking pile - so, everyone’s a winner!
These tips will help to make peer and self-assessment work for both you and your students.
1. Have a clear assessment criteria
Make sure that you are crystal clear what makes a piece of work successful. Language must be kept factual; anything that is open to interpretation can complicate the process.