Events and training

  • 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.

    24 Apr 2018 | 09:30 - 16:00 | Coventry

  • Cambridge International Study Programme - Development and Administration of Examinations (International course)

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    A two-week residential course for international assessment professionals on the design and delivery of public examinations

    14 - 25 May 2018 | 09:00 - 17:00 | Cambridge

  • What we have learned from 60 years of big transnational surveys (Seminar)

    At this seminar (the first to be held at our new UK HQ, The Triangle) Professor William H. Schmidt will be joining us from the USA to his share his personal reflections on two decades of working with big international surveys, and will offer insights on how these surveys can, and should, take place.

    22 May 2018 | 16:00 - 18:30 | Cambridge

  • Reliability (Training event)

    This training event will help you to gain a better understanding of the concept of assessment reliability, how it is conceptualised, calculated and how it should be interpreted. It is aimed at those responsible for the development and quality control of assessments.

    22 Jun 2018 | 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.

    02 Jul - 02 Sep 2018 | Online course (9 weeks). Approx. 2-3hrs per week.

  • Perceptions of e-assessment: the potential and the practicalities (Training event)

    What are the benefits and challenges that e-assessment brings? This session draws on Dr Tom Barrance's recent research into stakeholders’ views of e-assessment. Tom will lead a discussion of perceptions regarding e-assessment.

    04 Jul 2018 | 09:30 - 12:30 | Cambridge

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Assessment and Examinations (Course)

    The Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Assessment and Examinations (PGCA) is a professionally relevant qualification that will enable you to expand your knowledge and understanding of the principles and validation of assessment.

    30 Sep 2018 - 30 Jul 2019 | Cambridge

  • Leadership in National Assessment (Course)

    Leadership in National Assessment is a unique senior leadership programme for international education specialists and executives.

    08 - 12 Oct 2018 | 09:00 - 17:00 | Cambridge

  • Training teachers, trusting teachers, building competence - understanding teacher expertise (Seminar)

    “The nature of teacher expertise is a contested area, with no real consensus as to what it consists of”. Professor Christopher Winch of King's College London will discuss this issue, with particular reference to the implications for teacher education at this Cambridge Assessment Network seminar.

    09 Oct 2018 | 16:00 - 18:30 | Cambridge

  • 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.

    25 Oct 2018 | 09:30 - 12:30 | Cambridge

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A101 - July course

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

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2018 training and events programme

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