Events and training

  • Assessment training: Intermediate statistics for assessment (Training event)

    In this practical training workshop, you’ll extend your understanding of statistics for assessment. You’ll build upon your knowledge of basic statistics concepts to learn new statistical methods, and how they are applied for specific assessment purposes.

    22 Jan 2019 | 09:30 - 12:30 | Cambridge

  • Seminar: Assessment in a 'post-truth' world (Seminar)

    Our means of both accessing information may be broader and faster than ever before, but when framed by a ‘post-truth’ narrative, just how are key stakeholders: schools, teachers, pupils, employers etc. expected to believe in the value of educational assessments? Dr Mary Richardson will consider this question at this Cambridge Assessment Network seminar.

    29 Jan 2019 | 15:45 - 18:30 | Cambridge

  • Assessment training: Validity deconstructed (Training event)

    This training session responds to two fundamental questions in relation to current conceptions of validity in assessment: what does it mean to claim validity and how can a claim be proven?

    06 Feb 2019 | 09:30 - 12:30 | Cambridge

  • Assessment training: Using item response theory in practice (Training event)

    This course provides an introduction into the theory behind item response theory (IRT) and clear examples of when it is useful. It will include practical activities where participants will use the software package R to fit and interpret IRT models themselves as well as experiment with using IRT to help with test construction.

    25 Feb 2019 | 10:00 - 16:00 | Cambridge

  • The value of relationships: Tackling early career teacher retention (Meeting)

    Exploring the impact of social and professional capital on early career teachers’ resilience and success against a backdrop of a national challenge in teacher retention.

    06 Mar 2019 | 13:30 - 16:00 | Cambridge

  • Key issues in assessment: The Cambridge Approach to Curriculum (Training event)

    This session will highlight key issues around how to develop a working model of a curriculum, as well as some of the core issues in curriculum development.

    07 Mar 2019 | 09:30 - 12:30 | Cambridge

  • 13th Annual UK Rasch User Group Meeting (Meeting)

    The UK Rasch user group is a relatively informal, friendly forum for those working with the Rasch model in education, healthcare or any other field to get together for sharing ideas and presenting work.

    21 Mar 2019 | 09:30 - 16:30 | Cambridge

  • Assessment training: What is computer-based testing washback? How can it be evaluated, and how can this support practitioner research? (Training event)

    This workshop will review the literature on CBT washback and outline a framework for studying its affects as it is introduced into educational contexts.

    28 Mar 2019 | 10:00 - 12:00 | Cambridge

  • Assessment training: The place of taxonomies in question writing, paper setting and assessment evaluation (Training event)

    This training event introduces the use and development of taxonomies to support question writing, paper setting and evaluating assessments.

    03 Apr 2019 | 09:30 - 12:30 | Cambridge

  • A101: Introducing the Principles of Assessment (Online course)

    A101 Introducing the Principles of Assessment is a nine week, online course for examiners, assessment writers, professional bodies, teachers and those working for exam boards.

    08 Apr - 09 Jun 2019 | Online course (9 weeks). Average 3hrs per week.

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A101 – April course

Register interest for the April 2019 session of the A101: Introducing the Principles of Assessment online course.

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2018 training and events programme

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