Introducing assessment for learning NE711 / D20

Start date
19 Apr 21
Duration
3 Weeks
Learning Method
Online Delivered CPD
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Summary

Online, self-paced course. Improve your responsiveness as a teacher and support all students learning and understanding in STEM subjects with assessment for learning approaches. In this introductory online CPD course you will develop your teaching skills to elicit student understanding through classroom assessment and consider how to take formative action to improve learning.

You will explore intentional dialogue and learn how to create hinge-point questions for STEM subjects, drawing upon leading experts and ideas shared by other teachers. You will engage with research informed classroom approaches that have been shown to improve student understanding and performance.

Who is it for?

This course is for teachers, curriculum leaders, teaching assistants, newly qualified teachers, trainee teachers and others involved in teaching science, engineering, technology, computing or mathematics. It’s suitable for educators working in primary, secondary or further education (ages 5-19 years).

What topics are covered?

This three week course covers:
  • key principles of assessment for learning
  • intentional dialogue as a form of evidence of students’ understanding
  • hinge-point questions to respond to students’ learning

How will you learn?

This online, self-paced course can be completed flexibly. Participants can join and start this course at any time after the advertised date. Find out how our online CPD works.

How long is this course?

This course takes around three hours per week to complete and you do not need to be online at any specific time. You can take the course at your own pace.

Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • identify the main principles of assessment for learning
  • reflect on the role of intentional dialogue in supporting teaching in a formative way
  • explain the key characteristics of a hinge-point question
  • evaluate a range of practical ideas that can be used to elicit evidence from student

Sessions

DateTime
Introducing assessment for learning19 April 202100:00-00:00

Notes

Group enrolments: If you are a school, college or MAT and wish to arrange payment by invoice for 25 or more participants, please contact onlinecpd@stem.org.uk quoting the course code, title and start date.

FutureLearn terms and conditions: This course is hosted on the FutureLearn social learning platform and you will need to create an account if you do not already have one. 

In addition to STEM Learning Terms and Conditions, by booking on this course you are consenting to FutureLearn’s Terms and Conditions for Invited Learners. By booking onto this course, you agree that your information will be held by FutureLearn and National STEM Learning Centre as data controllers in common, and that by joining the course on FutureLearn your progress will be monitored by STEM Learning.

If you have booked in advance of the course being available, you will receive an email to access the course on FutureLearn no later than the course start date.

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Cost

State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£20.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£40.00 +VAT
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