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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

A101: Introducing the Principles of Assessment

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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.
29 Jun - 30 Aug 2020
  • Natural History GCSE consultation launch (Online consultation)

    Our UK exam board, OCR, will be launching a consultation on Natural History GCSE at a live online event on Thursday 4 June. Hear about the research and development of our proposal so far and from key supporters including the Natural History Museum, the Wildlife Trusts and young advocates from Teach the Future.

    04 Jun 2020 Online 17:15 - 18:15 Free
  • 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.

    10 Jun 2020 Online 12:30 - 14:00 £90.00
  • Assessment training webinar: Understanding and optimising your mark schemes (Training workshop)

    This interactive webinar will describe the different approaches to mark schemes, and provide practical guidance on how mark schemes can be optimised.

    18 Jun 2020 Online 16:30 - 18:00 £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.

    29 Jun - 30 Aug 2020 Online course
    (9 weeks). Average
    3hrs per week.
    Monitored - £295, Peer supported - £245
  • 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.

    08 - 09 Jul 2020 Online 10:00 - 14:00 Register interest
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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
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Assessment training: Writing good multiple choice questions (Training workshop)

    Understand the advantages and limitations of MCQs, and consider how to write and edit MCQs that are fit for purpose.

    21 Oct 2020 Cambridge 09:30 - 13:00 £90.00
  • Assessment training: Is assessment fair? (Training workshop)

    “It’s not fair” is a charge familiar to organisations and individuals who provide assessments which matter to those who take them. Influential statements about educational assessment have increasingly emphasised fairness, to the extent that some commentators (Worrell, 2016, p. 284) have seen the cornerstones of assessment theory as moving from the “big two” (Validity and Reliability) to the “big three”.

    18 Nov 2020 Cambridge 09:30 - 12:30 £90.00
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A101 and A102 online courses

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