The Principles of Good Assessment - Date TBC

Session 1 (2 hours) - What is assessment? (Classroom context)

Objectives:
  • Discuss the relationship between teaching, learning and assessment
  • Explore the purposes and uses of assessment
  • Examine the key principles of assessment: validity and reliability
  • Discuss what makes a good assessment

Session 2 (2 hours) Planning for progression 

Objectives: 
  • Explore what is meant by the term ‘standards’
  • Examine the idea of mastery approaches to teaching, learning and assessment
  • Explore planning for progression


Session 3 (2 hours) Developing and using assessment (1)

Objectives:
  • Explore the advantages and disadvantages of different assessment modes
  • Consider the key features of good questions and tasks (and what to avoid)
  • Evaluate some example questions and tasks

Session 4 (2 hours) Developing and using assessment (2)

Objectives:
  • Explore the principles and features of assessment for learning / formative assessment
  • Reflect on the impact of assessment
  • Consider the relationship between assessment for learning and the mastery approach

Price
£55 per session
Total Price £220
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