Assessment in Education
Assessment in Education 2022-23
School Of Educational Sciences
Module - Semester 1 & 2
• Current methods of assessment used in schools in the UK • Contemporary research concerning best practice in assessment • Use of formative and summative feedback in improving performance • Assessment of children in early years' education • Assessment of children with additional learning needs • Assessment of children with English as an additional language • Quality assurance and the importance of consistency in assessment.
50-59%, Pass: Clear evidence of planning leading to a good structure, sound understanding of theories and analysis, and good use of research supported by appropriate evidence. 60-69%, Merit: Shows significant insight, offers sustained and relevant analysis, well researched and referenced and written with a clear structure and style. 70-84%, Distinction: Demonstrates excellence in power of analysis, argument, originality, range of research, organisation and stylistic quality. 85-100%, Distinction: Outstanding work which demonstrates exceptional scholarship and is worthy of publication, or instrumental in developing professional practice.
- Apply the principles of quality assurance to ensure consistency in the assessment of work.
- Critically evaluate methods of assessment in terms of their contribution to learning in the context of schools and other educational settings.
- Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of current practice in assessment based on contemporary research.
- Demonstrate ability to develop and evaluate assessment strategies to monitor and improve provision.
A poster discussing the advantages and disadvantages of one type of formative assessment
A Powerpoint Presentation which expands on your poster with either a voice over or A film of you presenting your powerpoint
Creating an assessment activity for a particular group of students within a particular subject area, explaining the principles of quality assurance used in its development.