Certificate in Assessment & Feedback

Course Code


Course Content

This short programme comprises one of the modules offered on the MA Learning and Teaching which aims to develop a deep understanding of assessment and feedback practices in order to enhance practice. It is suitable for those currently working in teaching or training roles.

More specifically the objectives are:

  • To promote understanding of the role of assessment and feedback in learning,

  • To foster an understanding of the principles of effective assessment and feedback,

  • To apply these principles to practice,

  • To encourage a reflective and scholarly approach to assessment and feedback.

Awarding Body

Dundalk Institute of Technology - Level 9 Certificate (15 credits)

Who Should Apply?

This Special Purpose Award is designed to support participants in improving their own practice in assessment and feedback. It is aimed at those involved in teaching and/or training, for example in adult education, further and higher education, post-primary or within private or public sector organisations.

How to Apply?

If you wish to apply for this programme please contact Laura Mc Kenna, CELT co-ordinator at 042 9370320 or laura.mckenna@dkit.ie

Further details can be viewed via www.learn.ie. Potential students may be interviewed.

Course Duration

1 semester

Starting Date

TBC (subject to demand). See www.learn.ie for details.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should normally have at least a level 8 major award or equivalent. The programme is practice focused so applicants must be engaged in sufficient teaching to allow them to meet the programme learning outcomes.

Applicants are not required to teach at any particular level but the nature of their teaching should be conducive to meeting the learning outcomes, for example, involving the assessment (formal or informal) of learning.

Applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Course Fees


Further Information

Laura McKenna
Centre for Learning and Teaching
Dundalk Institute of Technology,
Co. Louth.

Tel: 042 9370320

Email: laura.mckenna@dkit.ie