The principles of a reliable assessment: What makes a good assessment? - South Lincolnshire Learning Partnership Assessment Conference
Friday 18 November, Greetham Valley Golf Club, Oakham LE15 7SN
NFER researcher Lucy Ellis answered the question ‘What elements make for an effective and reliable assessment?’ by outlining the principles of good assessment, enabling you to choose a reliable and robust assessment to measure pupil progress effectively. She will provide insight on:
- What makes a good assessment
- The key criteria that primary schools should consider when selecting their approaches to pupil tests
- How a reliable assessment can contribute to judgments as to whether pupils are meeting the age-related expectations embedded in the national curriculum
- Practical examples of how you can use the NFER assessment outputs to inform teaching practice.
To register for the conference, please visit the conference website.
Lucy is a researcher in NFER’s Centre for Assessment, where she is part of teams that design assessments at Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. She trained as a primary school teacher where she gained experience in a variety of educational settings, and has an MSc in Education and Child Development from the University of Oxford.