exam preparation

Experiential learning: learning away from the LSE

In this post Claire Gordon, Head of the Teaching and Learning Centre presents two fascinating examples of experiential learning from across the School…

After an intense exam period, and as we reach the end of another academic year, it seems like a good time to reconnect with processes of learning beyond the confines of the university and the growing range […]

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    The long fight for in-session resits and assessment diversity at LSE

The long fight for in-session resits and assessment diversity at LSE

Jasmina Bidé and Riham Mansour, respectively LSESU Education Officer and LSESU Community and Welfare Officer, write on the School’s recent commitment to assessment reform.

40 years after students began agitating for summer resits, the LSESU and LSE have between them accomplished the historic achievement of voting yes to in-session exam resits and assessment diversification.

Exam resits and assessment diversification are […]


Exams advice, workshops and talks in LSE LIFE

With the Summer exams just around the corner, we spoke to Dr Helen Green from LSE LIFE to find out what students can find there in the coming weeks.

Workshops, talks and support for students preparing for their Summer Term exams began in Lent Term, reflecting student feedback that they’d appreciate the opportunity to start thinking about their exam skills […]


Resource of the week: preparing for exams

Following on from our recent post on preparing students for exams, here are two Teaching and Learning Centre resources that may be of interest:

Preparing examination papers and preparing students for examination, in the notes of guidance series; and

Using feedback for exam preparation – a flyer for students.


Preparing students for exams

As the end of Lent Term approaches teachers across LSE will be starting to build aspects of exam preparation in to their classes or to provide standalone revision classes. It is timely, then, to consider what resources students can be directed to and how assessments can be used to support student learning.

In my years of working with university teachers, the last three […]


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