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Effective Formative Assessment

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Course code
EL 19/023 

This course aims to embed a clear understanding of the importance of formative assessment procedures in the classroom, in order to promote the best possible progress for pupils. A number of strategies are examined, and practical ideas for utilisation in the classroom suggested. This course can be taken on an individual basis, but can also be used productively in a sequence of staff meetings/ year group meetings to encourage discussion, reflection and development of new strategies in school.

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Important: This course MUST be taken in Google Chrome otherwise some elements of the course may not work and your progress will not be saved.  If you don't have Google Chrome you can download here or speak to your ICT team about installing.

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Formative assessment is the key to high quality teaching and learning. Over time however, the understanding of this idea has become muddled, with teachers often paying lip service to formative assessment, rather than utilising strategies effectively. Effective use of formative assessment will improve pupil outcomes over time.

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45 mins 
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