Refocusing Assessment

Overview of the course
  • Review policy, drop unhelpful practice, and retain what is best for pupils Rely less on data and more on visible progress 
  • A bank of formative assessment tools to:
    • reduce workload pressures
    • add value to the student and the learning process

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Description

The call for formative assessment

“Formative assessment should be an integral part of T&L.” – The Assessment Commission

“Formative assessment is underdeveloped.” – National Curriculum review

“Assessment needs to sufficiently support pupils’ learning.” – Ofsted

A guide to quality assessment for the new era

Diagnosing: assessing prior knowledge to establish a good starting point

Monitoring: identifying where and when learners are learning

Evaluating: ensuring pupils understand the topic and how to apply it

Responding: reshaping tasks in the moment

Progressing: activating students as owners of their learning

Assessing: measuring progress without NC levels or modular GCSEs

Reporting: reducing the burden of data collection

Low-prep, high-impact strategies to use straight away

  • High dialogical feedback

  • Most effective questioning strategies

  • High-impact success criteria

  • Labour-saving marking strategies

  • Best practice in classroom discussion

  • Tools to improve moderation and standardise practice

Additional information

Course Type

Assessment

Job Title

Assistant Head Teacher, Deputy Head, Head Teacher, Subject Head, Subject Teacher

Key Stage

Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5

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