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INTRODUCTION: FROM AS TO A2

What kind of student have you become? In most occupations, there exists from time to time the necessity to revue your performance. For education professionals this takes place through lesson observations, inspections and performance management. Health professionals are likewise given the once-over every so often in order to assess their work and to

ascertain their suitability to continue practising. The purpose of these revue processes can generally be summarised by asking the question: What kind of teacher/doctor/advertising executive/film editor (delete as appropriate) are you? Although you are probably several years from entering a profession in which you need to undertake one of these appraisals, there is as you commence the next phase of your course as a media student the necessity to ask yourself a similar question. So here goes: ‘What kind of student are you?’