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Michael Chiles
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Michael Chiles

Michael Chiles is a Principal Examiner, Curriculum Development Advisor and an experienced school leader who has successfully headed departments in several challenging secondary schools in the UK. He is an experienced trainer and has delivered training, both nationally and internationally, to support teachers in their approaches to implementing effective assessment practices.

Michael is the co-author of ‘The CRAFT of Assessments’, in which he explains the importance of school leaders cultivating the right conditions for teachers to use assessment as a tool to support learning, both in and out of the classroom, to enable pupils to close the knowledge gap. His book has received widespread acclaim and has been praised for containing a wealth of practical ideas with research-informed explanations.

Michael Chiles's Webinars

Effective Assessment Strategies for a More Complete Approach to Student Catch-Up Progress

  • 18th August 18th Aug 13:00pm SOLD OUT
  • 19th August 19th Aug 14:00pm

In this webinar, Michael Chiles, Principal Examiner, school leader and author of The CRAFT of Assessment, will discuss how schools can take a more progressive, objective and holistic approach to measuring student performance beyond singular examinations. It will explore how to develop reliable, accurate and creative assessment strategies which can help schools plan their teaching and learning and fairly monitor student progression through the academic year.

High-Quality Feedback and Targeted Support to Raise Attainment

  • 11th August 11th Aug 13:00pm

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.

Unconscious Bias: Developing Resilience in the Classroom to Support Pupil Outcomes

  • 12th August 12th Aug 13:00pm

This webinar will provide headteachers, deputy heads, subject leads and teachers with an understanding of unconscious bias and the actions they can take to mitigate its impact.