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A102: Introducing Assessment Practice

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A102: Introducing Assessment Practice has been designed to guide you through the practicalities of producing and delivering assessment, and to describe and explain important related issues.
20 Jul - 20 Sep 2020
  • Westminster Education Forum: Primary assessment in England - baseline rollout, and developing assessment beyond reception and for children below the national curriculum standard (Online Conference)

    This online conference will examine the next steps for primary assessment in England. Discussion will focus on whether baseline assessment can take place in schools which are likely to be adapting to social distancing, as well as the wider impact of the pandemic on child development in the early years.

    16 Jul 2020 Online 08:30 - 12:55 £190 + VAT
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    A102: Introducing Assessment Practice (Online course)

    A102: Introducing Assessment Practice has been designed to guide you through the practicalities of producing and delivering assessment, and to describe and explain important related issues.

    20 Jul - 20 Sep 2020 Online course
    (9 weeks). Average
    3hrs per week.
    Monitored - £295, Peer supported - £245
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    Assessment training webinar: How to design multiple-choice questions with impact (Training webinar)

    This interactive webinar will provide participants with a practical framework for designing effective multiple-choice questions and assessments for different educational purposes.

    30 Jul 2020 Online 12:30 - 14:00 £90.00
  • SHAPE Education: Online 2020 (Online Event)

    We are looking forward to hosting the upcoming SHAPE Education: Online events in collaboration with the University of Cambridge Judge Business School. Expect fast-paced, high energy events with expert speakers, fireside chats and ideation workshops.

    19 - 20 Aug 2020 Online 10:00 - 14:00 Register interest
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    Assessment training webinar: Issues in question writing (Training webinar)

    This webinar will provide a brief theoretical background to question writing and provide practical guidance on issues to consider when writing or revising exam questions.

    18 Sep 2020 Online 08:30 - 10:00 £90.00
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    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, lecturers and those working for exam boards/awarding organisations.

    21 Sep - 22 Nov 2020 Online course
    (9 weeks). Average
    3hrs per week.
    Monitored - £295, Peer supported - £245
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    A103: Introducing Data Literacy (Online course)

    A103: Introducing Data Literacy will guide you through the basics of using, managing and interpreting data. The course will focus on examples from education and assessment, but the learning is applicable to all contexts.

    28 Sep - 29 Nov 2020 Online course
    (9 weeks). Average
    3hrs per week.
    Monitored - £295, Peer supported - £245
  • Postgraduate Advanced Certificate in Educational Studies: Educational Assessment (15 month, part-time course)

    The Postgraduate Advanced Certificate in Educational Studies: Educational Assessment is a professionally relevant qualification that will enable you to expand your knowledge and understanding of the principles and validation of assessment. This course will lead to a Postgraduate Advanced Certificate in Educational Studies.

    30 Sep 2020 - 31 Dec 2021 Cambridge £4,500 (Home/EU)/£9,500 (Overseas)
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    A104: Psychometrics in Educational Assessment (Online course)

    A104: Psychometrics in Educational Assessment has been designed to guide you through how to analyse assessment data in order to ensure tests are reliable, valid and fair.

    05 Oct - 06 Dec 2020 Online course
    (9 weeks). Average
    3hrs per week.
    £295
  • Assessment training: Using item response theory in practice - non programming (Training event)

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

    07 Oct 2020 Cambridge 09:30 - 16:30 £225.00
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A101 and A102 online courses

Book now for the 2020 sessions of the A101: Introducing the Principles of Assessment and A102: Introducing Assessment Practice online courses.

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