Applying your digital skills in teaching and learning - Digital tools for assessment

Digital Skills Enhancement Programme

An introduction to various tools and technologies that will enhance the assessment for learning process by supporting a range of assessment and feedback formats. This course is free and is delivered on Foundation Online Learning. Learn more about the course and find a link for registration below:

Pricing options

All seven of the Applying your digital skills short online courses are FREE of charge. Every teacher, trainer and assessor in the sector will be able to access the courses for FREE as part of a special promotion to develop the capability of practitioners in the FE and Skills sector. Whilst the courses are FREE, there is an expectation that staff who enrol for theses short supported online courses are committed to completing them.

To enrol on this course, please click HERE

Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at teachers, trainers and assessors in the learning and skills sector who would like to integrate technology supported assessment into their delivery strategies. 

Training aim

The aim of this course is for you to understand what assessment for learning is and why it is important, understand the various tools available within assessment for learning and ascertain which tools will be useful for your own teaching endeavours.


You will have the knowledge and confidence to:

  • understand what assessment for learning is and why it is effective
  • understand which technological tools and applications can support them in the assessment for learning process
  • understand which tools and applications will be most beneficial for self and peer assessment
  • design and develop fully interactive quizzes powered through technology
  • provide enhanced, highly-relevant and specific feedback 
  • track and monitor the progress of their learners more accurately and efficiently to be able to make early support interventions.

Length of the course

Each course will be five guided learning hours. Online support for the course discussions and bookable online tutor support is available for the first four weeks following enrolment.

Entry Requirements

You need to be delivering learning in an educational and training setting to ensure that you can benefit from the course.  

Contact us

If this course is not currently available in your area, and you would like to attend then register your interest. We will let you know about new events as they are announced.

If you have any questions, please contact:

T: 0800 0 831 830