Annual Conference 2017
AAIA’s 7th Annual One Day Conference (open to non-members)
The Marriott Hotel, Liverpool
Thursday 5th – Saturday 7th October
Formative Assessment – making learning visible
Videos of speakers and their presentations are available in the members’ area. Speakers’ presentations from the one day open conference are available below.
Thursday 5th October
The conference was opened by Ben Fuller, AAIA President.
One Day Conference open to non-members – Friday 6th October
Saturday 7th October
The first keynote speaker was Dr Chris Wheadon, Research Associate at Education Datalab and founder of No More Marking Ltd speaking about Comparative Judgements.
Will Emms, Acting Head of Communications, Test Administration and Design at STA gave an Overview of Primary Assessment.
Naomi Nicholson from Ofqual spoke about Ofqual Consultations and Responses.
The final keynote of the afternoon Curriculum: Intent, implementation and impact was delivered by Sean Harford, National Director, Education at Ofsted.
The second day of the conference featured two exciting speakers, Andy Griffiths speaking on the theme of How to design better Formative Assessment.
Barry Hymer on Warp and weft: The role of intrinsic motivation in formative assessment.
In the final morning of the conference, delegates heard from John Coxhead (below, far left), deputy head teacher and member of the DfE’s Teacher Reference Group speaking about Working alongside the DfE, followed by Mary Myatt (below left), the final keynote speaker whose session was entitled Beyond the numbers: some thoughts on progress.