Assessment for Learning

Assessment for learning is fundamental to the development of independent learners. Through ‘the process of seeking and interpreting evidence for use by learners and their teachers to decide where the learners are in their learning, where they need to go and how best to get there’ (ARG 2002) assessment for learning encourages pupils to take ownership of their learning.

Education Endowment Foundation – Embedding Formative Assessment is a professional development programme which aims to improve pupil outcomes by embedding the use of formative assessment strategies across a school.

Education Endowment Fund – Metacognition and self-regulation approaches have consistently high levels of impact, with pupils making an average of eight months’ additional progress. The evidence indicates that teaching these strategies […]

Education Endowment Fund – Marking plays a central role in teacher’s work, yet there is very little evidence on which strategies are most effective.

2018 SW Region Spring Event

Once again, the SW Regional AAIA Group held a spring-time event to help inform and inspire members and colleagues. This year the group took Deepening Learning as its theme, reflecting […]

Education Endowment Foundation – The Changing Mindsets project sought to improve academic attainment by supporting pupils to develop a growth mindset: the belief that intelligence is not a fixed characteristic and […]