Are you new to working in assessment? Do you want to refresh your understanding of the key principles of assessment? Or are you starting on your journey to becoming a Chartered Educational Assessor?

Certificate in Educational Assessment

Step 1 to becoming a Chartered Educational Assessor

The CIEA Certificate in Educational Assessment qualification will support you in gaining knowledge and understanding in the key principles of educational assessment.

Through coming to understand these principles and the issues and debates around assessment practice, you will reflect on and develop your assessment understanding and develop a greater awareness of their implications in your own work situation.

This 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, the Diploma in Educational Assessment.

Areas covered in the course
  • Learning taxonomies (Bloom’s and SOLO)
  • What is assessment?
  • Purposes of assessment
  • Learning and assessment
  • Types of assessment
  • Making a good test
  • Standards and comparability.

There are ten sessions which can be completed at your own pace. We suggest allowing six to ten weeks of part-time study to complete all units.

Find out more about the CEA Programme here.