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Making Marking Meaningful

This full day masterclass has been designed to support schools to ensure that they have in place an effective and meaningful marking strategy.

Marking is an essential part of the learning process to ensure that students are motivated to succeed. But, with a current emphasis clearly on reducing teacher workloads, schools need to ensure that their marking, feedback and assessment procedures don’t add unnecessary pressures.

Join us for this full day masterclass and come away with practical ideas, informed by the latest research and case studies, to help you ensure that your school’s assessment policies are effective, manageable, and efficient.

Our expert speaker, Matt Bromley will lead you through key topics including; articulating the purpose of assessment, writing learning intentions and success criteria, using questions and classroom dialogue an activating learners in the process of learning.

Headteachers, Deputy Heads, Assistant Heads, Pupil Premium Leads, Inclusion Leads, DSLs and other members of the senior leadership team.

Matt Bromley is an education writer and advisor with over twenty years’ experience in teaching and leadership including as a secondary school headteacher and principal, FE college vice principal, and MAT director. He is a public speaker, trainer, and school improvement lead, and a primary school governor. He remains a practising teacher, currently working in secondary, FE and HE settings. Matt writes for various newspapers and magazines, is the author of numerous best-selling books on education, and co-hosts the award-winning SecEd podcast. He regularly speaks at national and international conferences and events, and he delivers teacher-training.

By the end of this masterclass, you will understand how to:

  • Ensure that your school’s assessment policies are consistent but allow for autonomy

  • Make assessment meaningful and motivating for learners

  • Reduce the impact of assessment on teacher workload and stress

  • Set clear learning intentions and set clear and manageable criteria for success

  • Provide feedback that motivates learners

  • Use closed and open questions in the classroom for assessment practices

  • Promote critical thinking using dialogic teaching

  • Develop learner’s metacognition and self-regulation skills

  • Ensure that students take ownership of their own learning

  • Teach study and research skills

In-house Training

This course can be held at your organisation for up 25 delegates, we can tailor the content to suit your organisation and CPD needs of your staff. Led by experienced and highly rated trainers, in-house training works out cost-effective for groups and saves travel time.

Contact katym@hc-uk.org.uk with your requirements for further information and a quote.

In-house Training

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