• Shell Centre for Mathematical Education Golden Jubilee Conference (Conference)

    A conference to celebrate the Golden Jubilee anniversary of the University of Nottingham's Shell Centre for Mathematical Education.

    29 Sep 2017 | 09:00 - 16:00 | Nottingham

  • Reliability (Training event)

    This training event will help you to gain a better understanding of the concept of assessment reliability, how it is conceptualised, calculated and how it should be interpreted. It is aimed at those responsible for the development and quality control of assessments.

    06 Oct 2017 | 09:30 - 12:30

  • Assessing the world - visiting Cleverlands (Seminar)

    Lucy Crehan, education explorer and international education consultant will be talking about her research into the 'top-performing' education systems in six countries on four continents; the basis for her book, ‘Cleverlands: the secrets behind the success of the world's education superpowers’.

    12 Oct 2017 | 16:00 - 18:30 | Cambridge

  • Writing good multiple choice questions (Training event)

    This workshop will help you understand the advantages and limitations of multiple choice questions (MCQs) and therefore how it is appropriate to use them in the context of seeking to achieve best-quality assessment.

    18 Oct 2017 | 09:30 - 12:30 | Cambridge

  • Question writing (Training event)

    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.

    06 Nov 2017 | 09:30 - 16:00

  • Principles of mark scheme design (Training event)

    This interactive session will describe the different approaches to mark schemes, provide some practical guidance on how mark schemes can be optimised, and will allow attendees to reflect on their own practice of mark scheme design.

    21 Nov 2017 | 09:15 - 12:45 | Cambridge


Build your expertise in assessment

Take a look at our training and events coming up in 2017.

Seminar: Assessing the world - visiting Cleverlands

Join us on 12 October to hear from education explorer Lucy Crehan, who travelled to the 'top-performing' education systems in six countries on four continents to discover the 'secrets behind the success of the world's education superpowers'.