Teacher Assessment: Using pupils’ work to evidence standards and support progress is a training resource designed to improve accuracy and consistency in your teacher assessments by helping you develop the knowledge, skills and qualities that go into effective moderation.
This training pack presents straightforward, replicable and adaptable procedures to ensure a methodical, constructive approach to moderation. It will enable subject and team leaders to get an accurate picture of pupils’ progress from teacher assessments, build portfolios of pupil work and stimulate professional dialogue.
Teacher Assessment: Using pupils’ work to evidence standards and support progress will enable you and your staff to:
use moderation processes that ensure consistency in your teachers’ assessments
deepen understanding of effective teaching and learning through conversations about pupils’ work
know how to put together a portfolio of pupils’ work to demonstrate standards
maximise the benefits of formative assessments while fulfilling summative requirements
share expertise through joint planning, marking and collaborative approaches to teaching
ensure a valid and reliable approach to the award of levels or grades
increase capability, confidence and satisfaction in delivering effective programmes of study for your pupils
develop clarity and fluency in your use of assessment criteria
improve understanding of what pupils can achieve and how to guide and support learning