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Professionals, such as lawyers, doctors, engineers, architects and accountants, are certified to practise through training, examinations, accreditation and registration.
They assess, advise, treat, instruct and make judgement calls on a daily basis.
If teachers wish to retain professional status as educators, surely they need to be confident in their ability to objectively assess a student’s work — whether it is a student known to them or one whom they have never met before?
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