Events

  • Policy UK: The State of Mathematics in the UK Ensuring Skills for the Future, Quality of Teaching and Compulsory Maths to 18 (Seminar)

    This half-day seminar will be an opportunity for policymakers and delegates alike to discuss the importance of maths for a highly skilled workforce and how to improve the UK’s standing in maths globally.

    19 Jan 2017 | 08:30 - 13:00 | London

  • 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.

    24 Jan 2017 | 09:30 - 12:30 | Cambridge

  • Education World Forum 2017 (Conference)

    This conference will enable ministers and their senior advisers representing over 80 per cent of the world's population to gather and debate future education policy.

    22 - 25 Jan 2017 | 09:00 - 17:00 | London

  • Validity unpacked (Training event)

    This training event, led by Stuart Shaw, Principal Research Officer at Cambridge International Examinations, 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?

    07 Feb 2017 | 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.

    23 Feb 2017 | 09:30 - 16:00 | Cambridge

  • Principles of mark scheme design (Training event)

    This interactive session will describe the different approaches to mark schemes, provide some practical guidance on how mark schemes can be optimised, and will allow attendees to reflect on their own practice of mark scheme design.

    01 Mar 2017 | 09:15 - 12:45 | Cambridge


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SEMINAR: Memory biases and curricular illusions

How is learning limited by the brain's working memory? Watch Dr Helen Abadzi discuss #curricularillusions at this Network seminar.

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