Friday 13 July 2018 – the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) release evaluation reports which show Embedding Formative Assessment (EFA) increases students’ progress by two additional months over a school year.
Helsby High School teachers and school leaders share their experience of embedding formative assessment through the two-year teacher learning communities (TLCs) programme, authored by Dylan Wiliam.
SSAT School Improvement 2018 speakers from Uppingham Community College celebrated their best GCSE results following completion of the two-year Embedding Formative Assessment (EFA) project. This film shares how they successfully led the programme and its impact.
An SSAT Aspirations Show 2018 speaker provides advice on how to stay calm and relaxed when under immense pressure; some useful advice for students ahead of their exams.
Using the example of finding the area of a trapezium, Dylan Wiliam discusses probing and pushing by teachers to challenge students using questioning and formative assessment.
Professor Dr. Paul A Kirschner, Open University of the Netherlands, debunks various myths and perceived orthodoxies that persist in education.
Professor Phil Scraton sends a message to teachers and students about the importance of critical thinking and developing an enquiring mind.
Watch feedback from delegates, speakers and exhibitors from the two days in Manchester. SSAT National Conference 2017: Illuminating learning took place on Thursday 30 November and Friday 1 December 2017.
A brilliant school project, a trip to the FA Cup Final, and a letter of thanks. CEO Sue Williamson on celebrating young people’s achievements.
Chief Executive Sue Williamson wants school leaders to keep young people at the forefront of their minds during structural system change.