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  • News Review 12 June 2019

    News Review 12 June 2019

    The BBC report that a 21 year old woman in Ethiopia has taken her secondary school exams in a hospital just 30 minutes after giving birth.

    12 Jun 2019 1:55pm

  • News Review 04 June 2019

    News Review 04 June 2019

    The scores needed to reach the expected standard in the KS1 Sats were released on Monday, reports TES.

    04 Jun 2019 9:57am

  • News Review 13 May 2019

    News Review 13 May 2019

    The Guardian reports on research showing that teacher assessments accurately reflected the ability of their pupils’ performance in later exams.

    13 May 2019 1:34pm

  • Spotlight on curriculum and assessment

    Spotlight on curriculum and assessment

    Junior School Collaboration is organising a series of think pieces around Curriculum and Assessment.

    13 May 2019 11:19am

  • Chartered Educational Assessor - every school should have one!

    Chartered Educational Assessor - every school should have one!

    Now more than ever, senior leadership teams in schools and colleges are thinking about how best to put in place good assessment practice that supports high-quality teaching and learning.

    07 May 2019 2:37pm

  • News Review 29 April 2019

    News Review 29 April 2019

    As Scottish exams get underway, TES reports that the Unite union has started to ballot its members over strike action that could impact on both the exams and results day in August.

    30 Apr 2019 1:39pm

  • News Review 09 April 2019

    News Review 09 April 2019

    Schools Week looks at a recent Ofqual report which states that less than a third of head teachers believe GCSEs prepare pupils for work, although 71% think that they prepare students for further study.

    09 Apr 2019 11:41am

  • News Review 01 April 2019

    News Review 01 April 2019

    Schools Week shares details of an interim report produced by a commission set up by the Association of School and College Leaders to investigate the predicament of those who do not reach grade 4 in GCSE English and maths.

    01 Apr 2019 1:51pm

  • Free assessment checklist for schools and colleges

    Free assessment checklist for schools and colleges

    The CIEA believes that effective assessment is an integral part of high-quality teaching and learning.

    25 Mar 2019 2:18pm

  • News Review 19 March 2019

    News Review 19 March 2019

    The Telegraph reports that Cambridge International, one of the UK’s major exam boards, has defended claims that their IGCSEs are “easier” GCSEs, stating that there is “no evidence” to support such allegations.

    19 Mar 2019 10:43am

  • News Review 11 March 2019

    News Review 11 March 2019

    FE Week reports that Sir Gerry Berragan, Chief Executive of the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education, has revealed his organisation is working with the Education and Skills Funding Agency to “strengthen” the approvals process for its register of end-point assessment organisations to ensure a more robust system.

    11 Mar 2019 3:09pm

  • Ofqual news March 2019

    Ofqual news March 2019

    Ofqual’s Exam Stakeholder Engagement Group and Vocational and Technical Group meetings were held recently. Slides from the presentations can be found below.

    11 Mar 2019 1:47pm

  • E-Assessment Awards finalists announced

    E-Assessment Awards finalists announced

    The e-Assessment Association has announced the shortlisted finalists for its international awards programme, The e-Assessment Awards.

    06 Mar 2019 12:28pm

  • Ten reasons for engaging with the CIEA

    Ten reasons for engaging with the CIEA

    The CIEA is a not-for-profit charity operating under Royal Charter, dedicated to improving educational assessment wherever it takes place. We believe there are many benefits of working with us to improve your assessment practice.

    20 Feb 2019 8:59am

  • News Review 18 February 2019

    News Review 18 February 2019

    TES reports that a snap poll of 500 students conducted by The Student Room chat forum has revealed that 62 per cent want to keep GCSEs.

    18 Feb 2019 10:00am

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