Use Comparative Judgement to Increase the Accuracy of Your Writing Assessments – And Reduce Workload! a Day With Daisy Christodoulou

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  • Early Years, Primary
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Use comparative judgement to increase the accuracy or your writing assessments – and reduce workload! A day with Daisy Christodoulou

Sponsored by Oxford University Press working in association with No More Marking

Outline

The session will cover the following topics:

  • How comparative judgement works, and how it is different from traditional marking

  • A summary of the results from recent large-scale national pilots

  • A chance for every teacher to judge either Y4 or Y10 writing (depending on phase)

  • Live presentation and discussion of the results from the judging

  • How comparative judgement can be used as a replacement for traditional writing assessment

Outcomes

By the end of the session every teacher will:

  • Have a basic understanding of how comparative judgement works in practice, and how it is different from traditional forms of marking

  • Know what to do next if they want to trial comparative judgement in their own schools

Timings:

9.30 – 10.00 – Registration and Arrival Tea/Coffee

10.00 – 10. 45 – Welcome from the host

10.15 – 11.45- Morning Keynote: Making Good Progress: how can we measure pupil learning?

What makes for good formative assessment, and what is the balance between formative and summative types of assessment? How can we measure progress without turning every lesson into an exam, and what is the right balance between assessing knowledge and skills?

11.45 – 12.00 - Opportunity for Q and A session with Daisy

12.00 – 1.00 – Lunch

1.00 – 3.00 - Afternoon NMM Workshop

  • How comparative judgement works, and how it is different from traditional marking

  • A summary of the results from recent large-scale national pilots

  • A chance for every teacher to judge either Y4 or Y10 writing (depending on phase)

  • Live presentation and discussion of the results from the judging

  • How comparative judgement can be used as a replacement for traditional writing assessment

3.00 – Roundup/Close by the host. Opportunity for final Q and A.

Cost, Date, Time and Venue

Date: 9th November 2018

Time: 9:30 - 3:00

Venue: TBC (To be held in Peterborough)

PLP Member: £35

Non PLP Member: £65

Please note the cost includes lunch and refreshments. You will need to bring a laptop or a tablet with google chrome.

About me – Daisy Christodoulou

Daisy Christodoulou is the Director of Education at No More Marking, a provider of online comparative judgement. She works closely with schools on developing new approaches to assessment.

Before that, she was Head of Assessment at Ark Schools, a network of 35 academy schools. She has taught English in two London comprehensives and has been part of government commissions on the future of teacher training and assessment.

Daisy is the author of Seven Myths about Education and Making Good Progress? The future of Assessment for Learning, as well as the influential blog https://thewingtoheaven.wordpress.com

You can also find her on Twitter @daisychristo

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