Assessment Training and Consultancy

Assessment Training and Consultancy

Flexible, affordable and evidence-based assessment training and consultancy for schools, academies and colleges

At Evidence Based Education, we support you to navigate the world of classroom assessment by providing high-quality training and insight on assessment theory and practice, applicable to all subjects and schools.

We believe that assessment is a tool that can be used more effectively and confidently to understand pupils and their learning progression. Here’s how:

Assessment Training and Consultancy

The measure

Use the tools of the great assessment toolkit to take accurate measurements. Measurements that provide useful information that can help make judgements and inform next steps. The more accurate the measure the more confident you can be in the effectiveness of your response.

The response

That information can then be used to check whether pupils have learnt what you think they have learnt, to identify when pupils are doing well so that you can challenge them to further explore the subject and to identify gaps in knowledge or misconceptions so that you can intervene to guide them back on track.

Assessment Training and Consultancy
Assessment Training and Consultancy

Weather any storm

Great assessment can provide stability during these challenging times of uncertainty caused by a series of major changes to national qualifications and national performance measures. A school that uses assessment primarily to promote long term learning will find they have the ability not only to weather this storm but continue to thrive in the face of any future ones.

What do we do?

Our assessment training takes three forms, so you can choose which one is right for your context – or even contact us to discuss a combination of more than one!

Click through from the boxes below to read more, see feedback and testimonials, and to sign up; or, alternatively, make a specific enquiry and we’ll get back to you within one working day.

Assessment Lead Programme
The Assessment Lead Programme is a truly innovative online learning platform. It will encourage you to re-think your approach to assessment and support you to lead improvement.
Over the course of a year, you will be guided to make your assessment approach more efficient, allowing you to make more reliable judgements about what pupils know, can do and need next. It is suitable for all contexts, and all stages.
In-person courses
We also run the Assessment Lead Programme as an in-person course, either in regional hubs over a longer period of time, or as an intensive, four-day residential.
Network with like-minded professionals from schools similar to yours, and learn from others with different contexts. Share best practice, create a local and global network of support, and enjoy the highest-quality training.
In-house training and consultancy
We also have considerable expertise in devising bespoke training sessions and communications events around assessment more generally, as well as advising and consulting.
With any such enquiry, it is impossible to take a one-size-fits-all approach, so use the button below to contact us, including the specifics of your enquiry, and we'll get back to you.
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