This course aims to offer a model of how to link the two principle components of assessment - formative and summative assessment and discuss how they can co-exist together. It will model the planning and delivery of a lesson that takes into account the core features of effective AfL but also builds on other recent key educational research. It will address some big questions like: "Why should we be doing it?" "Am I doing it as effectively as I can?" "Is it seamless or a ‘bolt –on’?"
The importance of explicit success criteria
What is and what isn’t a learning objective?
Overview sheets and how to use them
Students generating success criteria?
The two main issues in classroom questioning
Better quality and better response
Verbal versus written
Quality feedback - how do you know?
Promoting marking dialogue
The role of pupils
“Good practical suggestions with practical applications that will definitely be used!”Helen East , Brecon High School
“Excellent practical ideas which can be used in different areas of the school cirriculum”Vicki Mann , Wilnecote High School
“Very informative, active learning style. Interesting content, good use of humour and very good materials.”Vicky Williams , Ysgol Plas Brondyffryn