This one day training course for primary school teachers, designed by leading experts in educational assessment, will enhance and develop your assessment knowledge and practice.

Foundations and Principles of Assessment for NQTs (Primary)

This informative and interactive course aims to encourage debate, peer based learning and enlightenment, using practices and methods, case studies and approaches from the world of assessment.

Key aspects of the course include:

  • Foundations of assessment – exploring the purposes of assessments.
  • Principles of assessment – making sure the assessment fits the purpose.
  • Outcomes of assessment – making use of what we learn from assessments.


This is a closed course open to University of Hertfordshire NQTs only.

Please contact us if you would like to arrange a bespoke Foundations and Principles course.

For more details email the administration team


University of Hertfordshire, De Havilland Campus, Hatfield AL10 9EU