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Assessment and monitoring (Q11-13)

These standards deal with assessment and monitoring. Number of resources (18)

# This research is an evaluation of Reading Recovery, an intensive one-to one reading programme which is part of the Every Child a Reader strategy that targets six-year olds identified as being poor readers. Quantitative assessments show that, three years after the intervention has been delivered to, there continues to be a significant improvement on reading levels. Qualitative interview data...
A national curriculum framework for RE endorsing an entitlement to learning for all pupils irrespective of social background, culture, race or religion.
An Agreed Syllabus comprising learning model, schemes of work, lesson plans and resources for teaching about religion in schools.
B4L Logo It is important that pupils understand the objectives of the lesson and the behaviour needed for learning to take place.
This short booklet available on-line contains advice and information for teachers, schools, Local Authorities and parents/carers of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller children.
# A 15 minute video on Teachers TV on Assessment for Learning in Geography (with accompanying resources). The video shows a Geography teacher and her Head of Department in a London Secondary school working with their classes on developing their Assessment for Learning skills.
# A resource which provides a means of assessing the use made by teachers of a range of different ways of obtaining the views of pupils
A website from the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) that aims to helpteachers respond to the needs of children newly arrived from overseas.
Website which provides professional development resources on improving learning and teaching across the primary curriculum.
REAL website provides access to a bank of web-based guidance, tools, resources and multi-media training materials.
# This is the final report for the research review on pupils’ experiences and perspectives of the National Curriculum, carried out by the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) on behalf of the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority(QCA). It draws together the work from the six years of the project, the first report for this project being produced in February 2000. A series of annual...
# This is a pamphlet from the Assessment Reform Group that resulted from the Assessment Systems for the Future project funded by the Nuffield Foundation, published in 2003. The assertion is that assessment focused on testing will divert teaching and learning, and ultimately have a negative impact on children and schools. Evidence demonstrates that in England the current testing regime results in a...
# The resource is a digest of two papers which report on the Kings Medway and Oxfordshire Formative Assessment Project (KMOFAP), a year long project that started in 1999 between researchers from King’s College London and two local authorities (LAs), Medway and Oxfordshire. The LA assessment advisers and the researchers supported twenty-four teachers, one from the science and one from the...
Personal Passport Glossary item: Definition and commentary for the term 'Personal Communication Passports'.
ACER This review is linked to major themes considered at the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) 2005 Research Conference, ‘Using data to support learning’. The review accommodates a range of perspectives on data which is intended to appeal to a range of readers.
# This is a 15 minute Teachers TV programme on assessment for learning (AfL) strategies in a secondary school, showing strategies from maths and science classrooms, as well as teaching and learning staff meetings.
# A link to the DCSF news page for the release of statistical information.
# The DCSF 'In Your Area' website provides interactive clickable maps leading to the presentation of the education data at Government Office Region, Local Authority, District, Parliamentary Constituency and Ward level.