Principles of Feedback

Feedback is essential for engaging students in dialogue around their work and support them in the transition to self-regulated learning.

There is no one-size-fits-all approach to providing effective feedback. The methods you use will depend upon the needs of the subject and the teaching styles and learning modes used across a programme.

The important thing is to find out what works for you and your students.

The University’s six Principles of Feedback (shown below) outlines the standards expected of feedback for enhancing student learning.


Principles of Feedback

Feedback Benchmarking Framework

Discover best practice from across the University. Includes resources, training and advice on assessment and timing.

Download the Feedback Benchmarking Framework

Feedback Portal

An online tool for students and academics to support understanding and use of feedback. Students can use this to log instances of feedback from their program and refer back to it in the future

Access the feedback portal

Digital Technologies

Digital tools like the VLE, Turnitin and video can help you give effective and engaging feedback. 

Visit the digital learning web page