Events and training

  • “It all depends on how we look at things” – Bringing a lens to fairness in assessment (Training event)

    What exactly do we mean by 'fairness' and how does (un)fairness relate to, and impact upon, educational assessment? This workshop, led by Stuart Shaw, Principal Research Officer at Cambridge Assessment International Education, is designed to explore such questions.

    29 Nov 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.

    14 Jan - 17 Mar 2019 | Online course (9 weeks). Average 3hrs per week.

  • Assessment training: Intermediate statistics for assessment (Training event)

    In this practical training workshop, you’ll extend your understanding of statistics for assessment. You’ll build upon your knowledge of basic statistics concepts to learn new statistical methods, and how they are applied for specific assessment purposes.

    22 Jan 2019 | 09:30 - 12:30 | Cambridge

  • Seminar: Assessment in a 'post-truth' world (Seminar)

    Our means of both accessing information may be broader and faster than ever before, but when framed by a ‘post-truth’ narrative, just how are key stakeholders: schools, teachers, pupils, employers etc. expected to believe in the value of educational assessments? Dr Mary Richardson will consider this question at this Cambridge Assessment Network seminar.

    29 Jan 2019 | 15:45 - 18:30 | Cambridge

  • Assessment training: Validity deconstructed (Training event)

    This training session responds 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?

    06 Feb 2019 | 09:30 - 12:30 | Cambridge

  • Assessment training: Using item response theory in practice (Training event)

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

    25 Feb 2019 | 10:00 - 16:00 | Cambridge

  • 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

    13 - 24 May 2019 | 09:00 - 17:00 | 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 2019 - 30 Jul 2020 | Cambridge

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A101 – book now for January

Booking is now open for the January 2019 session of the A101: Introducing the Principles of Assessment online course.

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2018 training and events programme

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