Professor Alan Robson, Chair of the Higher Education Standards Panel (HESP) opened the recent ACDS workshop on “Advancing the Science TLOs”. Professor Robson explained the role of the HESP and their work on reframing the higher education standards. He went on to describe the potential of authoritative external documents, such as the Science Threshold Learning Outcomes, in providing an external reference point as required by the higher education standards. View Prof Robson’s address below:
The HESP communiqués describe the work of the Panel. The draft standards for course design and for learning outcomes will be released soon.