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Consistency of marking

Although teachers usually have assessment criteria, essay marking may be quite subjective. How can you ensure the assignments are fairly assessed if there is more than one teacher responsible for the marking?

The following steps might be

The following steps might be useful to ensure marking consistency:

1) Prepare a clearly defined marking scheme (should be reviewed and checked by second marker, program leader and external examiner)
2) Prepare your model answer (should be reviewed and checked by second marker, program leader and external examiner)
3) If resources are available, we can have two markers to mark all the papers to ensure consistency
4) Conduct sample checking (by the external examiners to re-mark the papers) to ensure your grading is consistent

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