Educational institutions today are leaning further towards 'authentic' assessment. These usually take the form of more global 'impressionistic' marking with the help of rubrics, more formative and criterion-referenced assessments, etc. (download a short presentation here).
What are some issues or obstacles attempts at implementing 21st-century assessments would face? How 'authentic' are your (or your organisation's) present assessment methods? Do you even agree with the term?