Events and training

  • Developing curriculum and teachers: leading from the middle (Conference)

    Our Director of Assessment Research and Development Tim Oates will be delivering a session on “Forget the fads from futurology - concentrate on curriculum principles” at this one-day conference hosted by the Teacher Development Trust.

    16 Oct 2019 | 10:00 - 16:00 | London

  • LEAD 5050 Women in Education Awards 2019 (Conference)

    Representatives from Cambridge Assessment's Women in Leadership staff network will be attending the upcoming LEAD5050 Women in International Education Awards - an event Cambridge Assessment is proudly sponsoring.

    02 Nov 2019 | 19:00 - 23:00 | Berlin

  • Association for Educational Assessment Europe annual conference 2019 (Conference)

    AEA Europe 2019 features 20 Cambridge Assessment researchers, including Tim Oates, Group Director of Assessment Research and Development

    13 - 16 Nov 2019

  • Assessment training: Writing good exam questions (Training workshop)

    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.

    14 Nov 2019 | 09:30 - 16:30 | Cambridge

  • Assessment training: Principles of mark scheme design (Training workshop)

    This interactive session will describe the different approaches to mark schemes, and how these approaches relate to fundamental aspects of assessment (e.g. validity and reliability).

    05 Dec 2019 | 09:15 - 12:45 | 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, lecturers and those working for exam boards/awarding organisations.

    13 Jan - 15 Mar 2020 | Online course (9 weeks). Average 3hrs per week.

  • 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.

    03 Feb - 05 Apr 2020 | Online course (9 weeks). Average 3hrs per week.

  • Postgraduate Advanced Certificate in Educational Assessment (15 month, part-time course)

    The Postgraduate Advanced Certificate in Educational Assessment (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 2020 - 31 Dec 2021 | Cambridge

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A101 and A102 online courses

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2019 training and events programme

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