Innovating Higher Education: Redesigning Assessment
The higher education institutions are primarily held accountable for the lack of employability skills among
graduates who are not able to put the knowledge and skills learnt to use in actual workplace settings. The pressing need to
develop a framework for assessment methods of students’ innovative capabilites led to this study. This paper discusses existing
models and frameworks for assessing innovation, and the development of the assessment framework in our study.
Index Terms— Assessment Framework, Employability Skills, Higher Education, Innovative Capabilities.