Events

  • 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.

    15 Jan - 18 Mar 2018 | 09:00 - 17:00 | Online course (9 weeks). Approx. 2hrs per week.

  • Basic statistics (Training event)

    This training event introduces the key terms in statistics and how they are used in assessment. You'll learn about basic summary statistics, such as the mean, mode, median, range and standard deviation.

    16 Jan 2018 | 09:30 - 12:30 | Cambridge

  • Defining the standards (Training event)

    What does it mean to set and maintain the standard for an assessment? Frances Wilson, Principal Researcher at OCR takes a look at this fundamental issue in assessment.

    26 Jan 2018 | 09:30 - 12:30 | Cambridge

  • Unlocking the power of questions for different purposes (Training event)

    This session introduces a framework that conceptualises some of the key dimensions of questions, and how these dimensions relate to question ‘richness’. The framework also helps to discriminate between how questions may support learning-oriented (formative) or performance-oriented (summative) purposes, and makes explicit the features of questioning that can be manipulated within a learning episode.

    01 Feb 2018 | 10:30 - 12:00 | Cambridge

  • Validity deconstructed (Training event)

    This training event, led by Stuart Shaw, Principal Research Officer at Cambridge Assessment International Education, will respond 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?

    08 Feb 2018 | 09:30 - 12:30 | Cambridge

  • Question writing (Training event)

    Are you involved in setting, editing or evaluating question papers and assessment tasks? This one-day course provides the theoretical background to some of the principles of question writing, accompanied by practical tasks to reinforce learning.

    08 Mar 2018 | 09:30 - 16:00 | Cambridge

2018 training and events programme

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