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Changes to policy and curriculum

Assessment Handbook

August 2021

In August 2021, The Open University made a minor amendment to the Assessment Handbook.

The changes made

  1. Amendment of the front sheet summarising the temporary changes to assessment policy that have been made in response to Covid-19, to confirm that the temporary removal of the need to meet criteria and provide third-party evidence for a discretionary postponement applies to final assessed tasks due to be submitted before 31 December 2021.

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