Chartered Educational Assessment
The Chartered Educational Assessor programme
The Chartered Educational Assessor (CEA) programme is the benchmark of assessment excellence awarded under the CIEA Royal Charter. Committing to achieving Chartered Educational Assessor status is an endorsement of your professionalism and skills in and knowledge of assessment. Additionally, Chartered Educational Assessors have a notable and positive effect on the success of their organisations.
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The CEA operates at the highest level of the CIEA professional framework. The role of the CEA is to quality assure the assessment processes that a school, college, university or training centre use. Our CEA training programme supports the knowledge, skills and understanding of professionals engaged in assessment across multiple disciplines or subject contexts.
The CIEA qualifications aim to provide public assurance that all those engaged in assessment processes have a secure understanding of what is involved in high-quality assessment. This means looking at the policies and procedures and underlying processes that are in place and how the strategy for assessment is delivered in practice. Our CEA programme offers support in designing and developing effective assessments that are reliable, valid, fit for purpose, transparent and fair.
Steps to achieving CEA status
There are three steps to achieving Chartered Educational Assessor status. These steps can be completed flexibly to suit your situation. Each stage is a qualification in itself and you can choose to progress as far as you wish. To gain Chartered Educational Assessor status all three steps must be successfully completed in a specified timeframe.
Certificate in Educational Assessment
This interactive online course includes video content, links to resources, group activities and reading suggestions. You will be required to participate in forum discussions with fellow students and complete a post-course task in order to achieve the CIEA Certificate in Educational Assessment and progress to the next stage of the Chartered Educational Assessor training.
Diploma in Educational Assessment
This training is highly interactive, including group work and presentations. Delivery of the course is virtual over three days with daily live afternoon sessions.
Chartered Educational Assessor Assignment
The Chartered Educational Assessor assignment will enable you to apply the knowledge and understanding you have gained from the CIEA Certificate and Diploma in Educational Assessment. In this assignment you will carry out the role of the Chartered Educational Assessor which is to quality assure the assessment processes that an awarding body, school, college, university or training centre use. This could for example be in a single school or college, across a federation of institutions, within a workplace, across a consortium or local authority.