Ditch them grades! Can ungrading be the answer for you?

Anna Orłowska


Tired of constant marking, grading and assessing? Maybe it is time to consider ungrading, a solution tried and tested by American university and high school teachers? This talk will be based on insights and transferable lessons from dr Susan Blum’s book ‘Ungrading’, which is a very interesting collection of real classroom experiences of teachers who ventured ditching grades. Is going gradeless the future of education? Come and find out!


Anna Orlowska, an experienced teacher of English and Business English; English B teacher and IB DP coordinator; certified English examiner (all levels) for National Examination Board; teacher trainer; neurolanguage coach, certified school mediator, Microsoft Certified Educator, MIE Expert; happy wife and mother of two teenage sons; dog lover turned dog owner; blogger; avid reader; keen cook and lifelong learner with a never-ending pile of books to read:)

Presentation Details

Type of presentation: Talk
Presentation is for: General audience
Presentation focuses on: EFL education
Presentation Coding: Testing, Evaluation and Assessment (TEA) Non-Commercial
Speaking on behalf of a publisher, examination board, or commercial organisation? No

Scheduled for

Date: Friday, 2022-09-16, 14:40 - 15:40
Place: Lecture Hall 4.13