In practice, you will often be asked to report on a given situation, problem, project or even your own performance. It is neither realistic nor honest nor appropriate for you to claim your performance is excellent when you know that you were rushed, under pressure and under performing. In addition, claiming that your work cannot be improved suggests that you cannot learn any thing new and damages your credibility with your employer. It also demonstrates that you cannot critically review your own work or accept and deal with your weaknesses. This makes you a potential legal risk.
To help prepare you for the "real world" and by way of a self assessment section of the assignment, I am introducing you to the concept of the "reflective practitioner". What does this mean?
The purpose of this self assessment section is therefore, to encourage you to create a 'best practice' procedure and to give you the opportunity to review your own work prior to submission. You should ask yourself: