Re-imagining Assessment and Feedback for Student Success

The Initative Team

Initiative Lead
Letterkenny Institute of Technology

Primary Contact
Dr. Deirdre McClay

Initiative Budget


Initiative Type


This CUA initiative is titled Re-imagining Assessment and Feedback for Student Success and involves GMIT, IT Sligo and LYIT. Total CUA budget €90,000 (includes €30,000 from LYIT). Each institute is contributing €30,000 each from their SATLE budget.

The initiative is co-led by teaching and learning leads in the CUA and includes:

Dr Carina Ginty in GMIT, Dr Niamh Plunkett and Gavin Clinch in IT Sligo and Dr Deirdre McClay in LYIT.

This initiative aligns with four of the student success enablers including:
• Engagement and Student Partnership.
• Professional Development and the Centrality of Staff Who Teach
• Evidence-based Decision-making.
• Assessment and Feedback.

This initiative will provide for three work packages:

WP1: Initiative Co-ordination

WP2: Assessment Review and Development of Assessment Strategies

WP3: Dissemination and Exploitation of the initiative