Could these alternatives to standardised testing assess students better?

Standardised testing has long been the measure of academic excellence, but the diversity of modern classrooms begs the question: Should this be the only way to assess students? Using standardised tests as the only measure of learning outcomes alienates students who learn differently or cannot access better preparation via private tuition or learning materials. All over the world, alternatives to this method of assessment are already in place – and bearing fruit. Here’s a look at six other ways to gauge academic achievement, and how they can be applied practically.

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