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Programmatic Assessment Course

October 11 - October 12



Date:  11th and 12th October 2023

Location: Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands

Course leaders:

Lubberta de Jong MSc Prof. Dr. Sylvia Heeneman


Target group: Intermediate level



In this course, the design of a program with a programmatic approach to assessment will be discussed and shown, with examples of courses that have implemented programmatic assessment, as well as discussion on facilitators, barriers and how to engage different stakeholders. This course aimed at those designing programmatic assessment, thinking about designing programmatic assessment but have not started yet, or just commenced with the implementation of programmatic assessment.


Topics that will be covered during this training:

  • Principles of PA
  • Building a PA program
  • Misconceptions regarding PA
  • Learner agency
  • Quality assurance in PA
  • Program learning outcomes/competencies
  • Decision-making in PA
  • Design choices in PA
  • Stakeholder engagement


Price: € 500,-

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Please note the maximum number of attendees is 25 and that if a minimum of 6 attendees is not reached by August 1st 2023, the course will be postponed.


Course Programme (Timings TBC)

11th October 2023

  • Introduction
  • What is programmatic assessment?
  • How to build a programmatic assessment program?
  • Examples of implementations
  • Work together on building your assessment program


12th October 2023

  • Misconceptions regarding low-stakes assessments
  • Misconceptions regarding high-stakes assessments
  • Quality assurance in programmatic assessment
  • Further building your program




October 11
October 12


European Board of Medical Assessors (EBMA)


Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands
Heidelberglaan 8
Utrecht, 3584CS Netherlands
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