Assessment Academy: What makes a great assessment?

Assessment Academy: What makes a great assessment?

Speakers: Tim Oates CBE, Director of Assessment Research and Development, Cambridge Assessment
Date: 09 May 2017 Venue: Argyle Primary School Tonbridge St Kings Scross London WC1H 9EG
Time: 17:00 - 19:00
Type: Seminar Fee: Free

The forum event is organised by Evidence Based Education, creators of Assessment Academy, and the Chartered College of Teaching, in partnership with Cambridge Assessment, the Teacher Development Trust, Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring at Durham University, Tarporley School and Ark.

The panel, chaired by Stuart Kime of Evidence Based Education, will discuss the barriers to achieving great assessment and suggestions as to how educators can make assessment work for them and their students.

Panel members include:
• Daisy Christodoulou, Head of Assesment at Ark Schools
• Professor Robert Coe, Director of the Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring, Durham University
• Sarah Lee, Headteacher, Tarporley High School
Tim Oates, Group Director of Assessment Research and Development, Cambridge Assessment
• Dame Alison Peacock, Chief Executive, Chartered College of Teaching
• David Weston, Chief Executive, Teacher Development Trust

Each panel member will answer three questions from their perspective, for example:

• What makes great assessment?
• What are the current and foreseeable assessment challenges and uncertainties facing educators?
• What action can the profession take to address these challenges?

All general release tickets have been taken but 10 places have been reserved exclusively for affiliates of the Cambridge Assessment Network on a first-come, first-served basis. To reserve your place contact Jamie Scott at Evidence Based Education on jamie@evidencebased.education and quote 'Cambridge Assessment Network'.

Visit the Assessment Academy website for more information.

In January 2017, Michael O’Sullivan, Chief Executive, Cambridge International Examinations, delivered a keynote speech on Questioning questions at the Education World Forum in London. He spoke about how a good assessment is about helping students to learn. Visit the news section of our website to read more.

Following his appearance as a panel member discussing 'What makes great assessment?', organised by Evidenced Based Education in partnership with Cambridge Assessment and the Chartered College of Teaching, Tim Oates discusses the current and foreseeable assessment challenges and uncertainties facing educators, and what action the profession can take to address these challenges. Visit the Insights section of our website to read more.

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Tonbridge St Kings Scross London WC1H 9EG

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