Exams and Assessment Consultation for 2022: Understanding and Shaping DfE and Ofqual Arrangements

  • 30th July 30th Jul 11:00am

This webinar will support headteachers, subject leads and teaching staff to gain an understanding of proposed arrangements for exams and assessments in 2022 so that they can engage in the feedback process and make advance preparations.

Reception Baseline Assessment: Understanding Statutory Reporting Arrangements for 2021/22

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide primary school governors, headteachers, deputy headteachers and teaching staff with an expert insight into the DfE reception baseline assessment (RBA) and reporting arrangements for the 2021/22 academic year and updates to supporting guidance documents.

Understanding and applying JCQ guidance to achieve robust and fair grading for A/AS Levels and GCSEs in summer 2021

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, teachers and examination officers with an insight into arrangements for the determination of grades for A/AS Levels and GCSEs for Summer 2021, exploring how issues such as consistency and bias can be addressed, and offering practical guidance on the next steps schools should take.

EYFS Framework Reforms: How Teaching Assistants Can Help Lay the Foundation for Future Success

  • 29th July 29th Jul 09:00am

This webinar, delivered in conjunction with the British Association for Early Childhood Education, will provide teaching assistants with an insight into strategy, practice and resources to help them fulfil their important role in supporting children’s development, in line with DfE’s reformed Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Framework and supportive curriculum guidance.

EYFS Framework Reforms: Making the Most of Observation and Assessment

  • 29th July 29th Jul 15:00pm

This webinar will provide school leaders, teachers and practitioners with practical guidance on incorporating observation and assessment into daily classroom activities so that they can determine progress levels, understand pupil needs and inform future provision, in line with the DfE’s reformed EYFS Framework and supportive curriculum guidance.

Autumn 2021 Exams Consultation: Understanding and Shaping Ofqual Arrangements

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will support headteachers, subject leads and teaching staff to gain an early review of the Ofqual consultation for additional exams set to run in autumn 2021 in order to prepare for the proposed arrangements and engage in the feedback process.

EAL Learners: Providing Support after a Period of Remote Education Ι Primary

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, school leaders, teachers and teaching assistants with strategies, best practice and resources to support English as an Additional Language (EAL) pupils with language development, social integration and academic achievement after a period of remote education.

EAL Learners: Providing Support after a Period of Remote Education Ι Secondary

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, school leaders, teachers and teaching assistants with strategies, best practice and resources to support English as an Additional Language (EAL) pupils with language development, social integration and academic achievement after a period of remote education.

Effective Assessment and Feedback to Support Pupil Progress During Blended Learning Ι Secondary

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, school leaders, teachers and teaching assistants in secondary schools with practical guidance on assessment and feedback to facilitate pupil progress during blended learning.

Effective Assessment and Feedback to Support Pupil Progress During Blended Learning Ι Primary

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, school leaders, teachers and teaching assistants in primary schools with practical guidance on assessment and feedback to facilitate pupil progress during blended learning.

Forming Assessments, Identifying Knowledge Gaps and Addressing the Needs of Pupils with SEND After Remote Education

  • Available On Demand

This webinar, in collaboration with nasen, (the National Association for Special Educational Needs) will offer headteachers, school leaders, SENCOs, teachers and teaching assistants with an effective approach to pupil assessment, identifying knowledge gaps and implementing catch-up programmes as pupils return to school after recurrent and prolonged periods of remote education.

Understanding the DfE Guidance on Awarding Qualifications in Summer 2021

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, school leaders, subject leads and all teaching staff with a understanding of how schools will be expected to provide teacher assessed grades for summer 2021.

Forming Assessments, Identifying Knowledge Gaps and Addressing Pupil Needs after Remote Education | Primary

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will offer headteachers, school leaders, teachers and teaching assistants with an effective approach to pupil assessment, identifying knowledge gaps and implementing catch-up programmes as pupils return to school after recurrent and prolonged periods of remote education.

Forming Assessments, Identifying Knowledge Gaps and Addressing Pupil Needs after Remote Education | Secondary

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will offer headteachers, school leaders, teachers and teaching assistants with an effective approach to pupil assessment, identifying knowledge gaps and implementing catch-up programmes as pupils return to school after recurrent and prolonged periods of remote education.

Harnessing the Power of Effective Questioning in the Classroom to Improve Pupil Outcomes

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide senior leaders, headteachers and all teaching staff with an understanding of how effective questioning can be used in the classroom to enhance teaching and pupil attainment.

High-Quality Feedback and Targeted Support to Raise Attainment

  • Available On Demand

In this webinar, Michael Chiles, Principal Examiner, school leader and author of The CRAFT of Assessment, will discuss how schools can develop efficient and effective assessment methods without bias, build robust feedback mechanisms and successfully monitor pupil progress.

Effective Assessment Strategies: Delivering a More Complete Approach to Student Progression

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will help senior leaders, subject leads and teachers to explore different assessment models in order to provide a more effective way to monitor and track student progression from September 2020.

Implementing the DfE Reception Baseline Assessments (RBA): An Expert Review and Practical Guidance

  • Available On Demand

This webinar explores the Standards and Testing Agency's Reception Baseline Assessment (RBA) Framework, designed to explain the purpose, format, content and cognitive demand of the assessment; it will help primary school governors, headteachers, deputy headteachers and teaching staff to understand the new DfE Reception Baseline Assessments.

Best Evidence in Brief - February 2020

  • Available On Demand

In partnership with the Institute for Effective Education (IEE) Every month The National College provide the Institute for Effective Education’s ‘Best Evidence in Brief’ roundup in video format; focusing on stories with practical implications for schools and policy makers, including only high quality research from around the world.

The Engagement Model: An Expert Review of the DfE Statutory Guidance

  • Available On Demand

On the 27th January, the DfE published The Engagement Model statutory draft guidance. This is mandatory for all primary schools and is equally relevant for all secondary schools. This new form of assessment helps schools meet their responsibilities in supporting pupils working below the national curriculum level, not involved in subject-specific study.

Best Evidence in Brief - January 2020

  • Available On Demand

In partnership with the Institute for Effective Education (IEE) Every month The National College provide the Institute for Effective Education’s ‘Best Evidence in Brief’ roundup in video format; focusing on stories with practical implications for schools and policy makers, including only high quality research from around the world.

Understanding Ofsted ‘Deep Dives’ and the Role of Subject and School Leaders

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will help subject leads, school leaders and governors to understand what to expect from an Ofsted ‘deep dive’ and how schools can best prepare themselves.

DfE Announce EYFS Reforms Consultation: Understand What This Means for Your School

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide an expert overview of the reforms outlined in the ‘Early Years Foundation Stage Reforms’ consultation paper and what these changes could mean for children, schools, their staff and partner agencies they work with.

A Guide to Effective Assessment Strategies for your SEND Pupils

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide a guide to a variety of assessments which can be used to assess children with SEND covering cost implications, resource requirements and staffing needs.

Curriculum Leadership: Starting Curriculum Conversations

  • Available On Demand

This webinar, aimed at headteachers and curriculum leaders, will provide an overview of questions to consider about curriculum purpose, the quality of implementation and the impact of provision in their settings.

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