Events and training

  • Leadership in National Assessment (International course)

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

    16 - 20 Sep 2019 | Cambridge

  • Anticipating the Future of Learning

    This invitation-only event will address the question: How do we harness technology and the social change it brings in order to enhance learning? This is an opportunity for global educational leaders to take part in discussions, workshops and expos to explore this fascinating topic.

    17 Sep 2019 | 08:30 - 17:00 | Triangle

  • 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.

    23 Sep - 24 Nov 2019 | Online course (9 weeks). Average 3hrs per week.

  • Assessment training: Embarking on e-assessment: expectations, impediments and lessons learnt (Training workshop)

    This practical workshop aims to familiarise assessment practitioners with the issues which may be encountered when introducing e-assessment. Using theory and research alongside first-hand experience this session will provide opportunities for you to consider your expectations for e-assessment in your professional context. You'll learn from experienced e-assessment practitioners in Cambridge Assessment about potential downfalls, challenges and barriers.

    24 Sep 2019 | 09:30 - 12:30 | Cambridge

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Assessment and Examinations (One year part-time 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

  • 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.

    03 Oct 2019 | 09:30 - 13:00 | Cambridge

  • Assessment training: "It all depends on how we look at things" – Bringing a lens to fairness in assessment (Training workshop)

    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.

    09 Oct 2019 | 09:30 - 12:30 | Cambridge

  • 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.

    14 Oct - 15 Dec 2019 | Online course (9 weeks). Average 3hrs per week.

  • 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

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A101 and A102 online courses

Book now for the 2019 sessions of the A101: Introducing the Principles of Assessment and A102: Introducing Assessment Practice online courses.

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