Accurate student assessment can reinforce inequality
COVID-19 has ensured that educational institutions can continue to offer hybrid learning after the pandemic’s conclusion. Among the benefits are greater inclusion, as geographical remoteness and physical challenges no longer prevent prospective students from learning. However, as Dr. Omar Al-Ubadli points out, the importance of assessment poses a risk to these gains, as the best assessment methods are inherently exclusionary.
Dr. Omar Al-Ubaydli, Director, Studies and Research Directorate