Starting out in assessment

Brush up on your assessment knowledge with a range of articles and guides covering different need-to-know area of assessment, offering valuable insight into how good assessment practice can be applied within schools.

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An introduction to formative and summative assessment

A summary of the differences between these two types of assessment.

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A to Z of Assessment

A glossary of key assessment terms.

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Assessment for learning

Exploring the AFL approach and use in the classroom.

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Understanding age-related expectations

What are they and when should they be used?

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Understanding scaled scores

The difference between scaled and standardised scores.

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An introduction to standardised scores

The difference between raw and standardised scores.

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Starting out in assessment

A guide to understanding good assessment practice.

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Understanding your assessment policy

An overview on how assessment policies they can be used effectively.

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Understanding tests

All tests are assessments, but not all assessments are tests.

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Self and peer assessment

A guide to effective self and peer assessment.

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