Category Archives: Unit 01: Learning and Teaching for Art & Design

The Purpose of Assessment

Broadfoot (1996) asserts that assessment can be understood through the interplay of the themes; competence, competition and control. Education is an apparatus of social control, to legitimise, reinforce and validate the prevailing political ideology and perpetuate status quo. It is a socialising tool operating as a filter: filtering individuals through assessment for assimilation into the […]

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What does ‘Creativity’ mean to you, and in your discipline?

“When inspiration comes, may it find me working…” Pablo Picasso To me creativity is not a one off expression, or a flash of inspiration, nor a singular occurrence, but the product of an ongoing process of enquiry. Creativity is a discipline, a way of thinking, seeing and questioning the world, the foundations of which are […]

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