CPD training courses

Browse the workshops portfolio page for a full list of the workshops we offer or get in touch to discuss bespoke solutions including group training for organisations.

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    Assessment Horizons and Assessment Principles: navigating the future together (Conference)

    Join us online on Wednesday 17 April 2024 for a day of discussion and learning from thought leaders and assessment professionals on the theme of Assessment Horizons and Assessment Principles: navigating the future together.

    17 Apr 2024 Cambridge 09:30 - 17:30 Online plus recording - £100 (Member price: free)
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    Applying principles and practice in curriculum development (Workshop series)

    An interactive series of five workshops guiding you through the principles of curriculum design and how these can be practically applied to the development of a curriculum.

    18 Apr 2024 - 02 May 2024 Online 12:30 - 14:30 £375 (Members - £337.50)
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    Postgraduate Advanced Certificate: Information Webinar with Q and A (Webinar)

    If you've been thinking of applying for the Postgraduate Advanced Certificate in Educational Studies: Educational Assessment, join us for an online information webinar and Q&A with our Course Director Dr Simon Child.

    08 May 2024 Online 12:00 - 12:45 Free
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    Setting and maintaining a grading standard (Workshop)

    An interactive workshop, designed to fit around your working day, exploring different approaches to grading and how these can be applied in your own context.

    21 May 2024 Online 12:30 - 14:00 £95 (Members - £85.50)
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    Question writing for effective assessment (Workshop series)

    A series of three interactive online workshops on the principles of writing good exam questions. A comprehensive guide to the effective development of assessments and individual items with practical information and opportunities to evaluate a range of questions and mark schemes.

    23 May 2024 - 06 Jun 2024 Online £265 (Members - £238.50)
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    Item response theory in practice (Workshop series)

    A series of four interactive online workshops, designed to introduce the basic concepts behind item response theory (IRT) and give clear examples of when it is useful.

    05 Jun 2024 - 26 Jun 2024 Online £325 (Members - £292.50)
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    A101: Introducing the Principles of Assessment (Scheduled (9 weeks) or Self-study)

    Understand key principles underpinning effective assessment including validity, reliability, and fairness. Improve your assessment knowledge and challenge your assumptions. Courses available: Self-study | 10 Jun-11 Aug 2024 | 9 Sep-10 Nov 2024

    10 Jun 2024 - 11 Aug 2024 Online From £265.50 to £345
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    A102: Introducing Assessment Practice (Scheduled (9 weeks))

    Understand the practicalities of producing and delivering assessment as you are guided through the assessment cycle from start to finish. Courses available: 17 Jun-18 Aug 2024 | 16 Sep-17 Nov 2024

    17 Jun 2024 - 18 Aug 2024 Online From £265.50 to £345
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    Assessment validation for beginners: How do I know my assessments have worked well? (Workshop)

    This interactive workshop will introduce some key ideas underpinning validity and validation, and will offer practical ideas for validating your assessments to check their overall quality.

    20 Jun 2024 Online 12:30 - 14:30 £95 (Members - £85.50)
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    A103: Introducing Data Literacy (Scheduled (9 weeks))

    Become literate with the basics of using, managing, and interpreting data. Learn how to make the most of your data – from collection and management through to visualisation. Courses available: 24 Jun-25 Aug 2024

    24 Jun 2024 - 25 Aug 2024 Online From £265.50 to £345

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Understanding Assessment: A Practical Course for Teachers

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If you’re a teacher who wants to learn more about designing and delivering classroom-based assessments, this self-study, on-demand course is for you.  

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