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Workseed

Workseed Ltd
Learning assessment
Tool for educators to build competence centric assessment framework and manage individual learning paths.

Workseed is a tool for vocational education teachers and internship instructors to administer courses, assignments and assessment digitally. The use of Workseed aims to improve pedagogy in vocational institutes and colleges and give support for assessment in training periods in workplaces.

Age groups 
High School
Tertiary Education
Price 
Subscription
Languages 
English
Finnish
Spanish
Swedish
Platform 
Browser-based
Registration 
Required
Offline play 
Internet required
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Pedagogy
Educational Quality
Learning Goals

The pedagogical analysis covers how the product supports learning of the identified skills. The student’s role is assessed by four contrary pair parameters, which are selected to cover the most essential aspects on the use of the product.

Passive
Active
The solution supports continuous assessment, allowing students to reflect on their own learning and actively develop their skills based on the feedback.
Rehearse
Construct
StStudents are constantly evaluating their own progression and developing learn to learn skills.
Linear
Non-Linear
The solution brings consistency into the evaluation processes by providing fixed tools for receiving feedback and assessing own learning.
Individual
Collaborative
Workseed supports the development of collaboration skills by providing possibilities to give and receive peer-feedback.

The following are the high educational quality aspects in this product.

Workseed supports consistency in assessment and feedback that vocational school students receive in workplace training periods.
Workseed’s pedagogical approach is solid, allowing teachers to design learning activities to meet the needs of learners.
Through assessment and reflection, Workseed supports the development of a large variety of skills, from creative problem solving to collaboration skills.
Students can evaluate and reflect on their own learning processes in a meaningful way and learn important learn to learn skills.

The supported learning goals are identified by matching the product with several relevant curricula descriptions on this subject area. The soft skills are definitions of learning goals most relevant for the 21st century. They are formed by taking a reference from different definitions of 21st century skills and Finnish curriculum.

Subject based learning goals

Learning to listen other people’s opinions.
Practicing to argument clearly own opinions and reasonings.
Practicing to express own ideas.
Practicing to give and get feedback.
Practicing to observe and evaluate own learning processes.
Learning constructive interaction in learning.

Soft skills learning goals

Practicing persistent working
Learning to understand the meaning of rules, contracts and trust
Practicing to set one's own learning goals
Using technology for interaction and collaboration
Encouraging positive attitude towards work life
Learning to plan and organize work processes
Practicing to evaluate one's own learning
Realizing the connection between subjects learned in free time and their impact to skills needed at worklife
Using technology resources for problem solving
Practicing to take responsibility of one's own learning
Developing problem solving skills
Learning to build information on top of previously learned

Kokoa Certificate

Kokoa Evaluation Method is an academically sound approach to evaluating a product’s pedagogical design from the viewpoint of educational psychology.

The method has been developed with university researchers and all evaluators are carefully selected teachers with a master's degree in education.

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