Past events

Past events

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  • Chartered Institute of Educational Assessors lecture on 'New 9-1 GCSEs' (Conference)

    Tim Oates CBE, Group Director of Assessment Research and Development, Cambridge Assessment is delivering a lecture on New 9-1 GCSEs, organised by Chartered Institute of Educational Assessors.

    21 Feb 2018 | 17:30 - 18:30 | Hatfield

  • Digital divide? Has the introduction of computer-based testing skewed the results of PISA’s assessments? (Roundtable)

    Centre for Education Economics, a leading independent think tank is hosting a roundtable forum to explore Dr John Jerrim's research on A digital divide? Randomised evidence on the impact of computer-based assessment in PISA and centres on the questions of whether and why the introduction of computer-based testing may have adversely affected student test scores.

    13 Feb 2018 | 15:00 - 18:00 | London

  • Validity deconstructed (Training event)

    This training event, led by Stuart Shaw, Principal Research Officer at Cambridge Assessment International Education, will respond 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?

    08 Feb 2018 | 09:30 - 12:30 | Cambridge

  • Westminster Education Forum: Next steps for England's examination system (Conference)

    A half-day seminar to discuss the next steps for England's examination system, its performance and future shape, and key priorities for Ofqual.

    02 Feb 2018 | 08:30 - 13:00 | London

  • Unlocking the power of questions for different purposes (Training event)

    This session introduces a framework that conceptualises some of the key dimensions of questions, and how these dimensions relate to question ‘richness’. The framework also helps to discriminate between how questions may support learning-oriented (formative) or performance-oriented (summative) purposes, and makes explicit the features of questioning that can be manipulated within a learning episode.

    01 Feb 2018 | 10:30 - 12:00 | Cambridge

  • Defining the standards (Training event)

    What does it mean to set and maintain the standard for an assessment? Frances Wilson, Principal Researcher at OCR takes a look at this fundamental issue in assessment.

    26 Jan 2018 | 09:30 - 12:30 | Cambridge

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