Reading the chapters in this volume will have unlocked and opened up understanding about many key issues in assessment. The authors have explained the relevance to learning and teaching of the ideas they explore, and have used evidence from research and practice to develop their arguments. They have proposed points for reflection, provided sources of further reading and suggested implications for practice. Thus the book serves as a guide to the fascinating and hugely important area of assessment. There are many ways in which the exploration can continue, and many possible directions to take.