Assessment Matters

Assessment processes are integral to learning and teaching. This part of the site focuses on aspects of curriculum and pedagogy where assessment has a key role to play or that have implications for assessment practice, and includes links to relevant reports, research articles and sites.

Learning, progress and the curriculum - in an exclusive video for AAIA, Mary Myatt considers key issues about learning and assessment; other materials from Mary Myatt, Tom Sherrington and Jenny Short expand upon key points.

Returning to School - Supporting Learning and Well-being

GCSE attainment and lifetime earnings...

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Poorer white pupils let down and neglected - MPs...

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Pupils' progress in the 2020 to 2021 academic year: interim report...

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Scottish exams body to be reformed amid grades row...

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Ofsted national education director Sean Harford to take early retirement...

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Have disadvantaged pupils fallen further behind during the pandemic?...

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Learning recovery and the role of diagnostic assessment...

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New Commissioner appointed to oversee education catch-up...

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Gove adviser admits schools' policies were incoherent...

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Exploring the relationship between teacher workload and target setting...

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Department for Education’s handling of pupil data ruled illegal...

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What maintained schools must publish online...

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Education in England: Annual Report 2020...

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Getting transition right – four practical, evidence-based strategies to support pupils moving from Year 6 to Year 7...

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Guidance for full opening - schools...

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School reports on pupil performance: guide for headteachers...

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Harvey Goldstein obituary...

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Further details on exams and grades announced...

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Information: cancellation of 2019/20 national curriculum assessments...

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Key stage 1 SATs replacement to be rolled out from September...

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Grammar school scoring is wrong, says father – and hopes finally to prove it...

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Data, data everywhere…...

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How attainment gaps emerge from Foundation Stage to Key Stage 4, part one...

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School workload reduction toolkit (including Data management and Feedback and marking)...

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Unexplained pupil exits from schools: Further analysis and data by multi-academy trust and local authority...

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