Assessment through observation in the EYFS: A practical guide(ATOFS)

Provider: PBM Inspection Services Ltd
£235.00 + VAT non-members
£211.50 + VAT PBM members

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Description The course helps participants use criterion referenced observation to assess the attainment of children. It helps participants to understanding in-school formative assessment and in-school summative assessment and to use these when assessing the attainment and progress of individuals and groups. The training is very practical in nature, giving participants the opportunity to discuss observations and learn to apply key criteria. *The cost of this course includes a CD with course materials plus a DVD containing a couple of the short film clips used within the course to enable you to disseminate information in your own school.*
Duration 1 Day
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Categories Primary, Early Years/Foundation, KS1, KS2, Assistant Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher, Headteacher, Head of year / Pastoral leader, Advanced Skills Teacher, Excellent Teacher, Main-scale (core) teacher, Newly Qualified Teacher, Non-practising teacher, Supply / Peripatetic teacher, Assessment, Out of school, Gifted and Talented Coordinator
Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students

By the end of the course, participants will be familiar with:
•    observation and assessment methodology;
•    assessing individual attainment and group attainment;
•    making judgements;
•    identifying strengths and weaknesses and next steps in learning;
•    establishing priorities, target setting and planning action to bring about improvement.

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How we evaluate the training:

  • Participants evaluate the training based upon the relevance to professional needs, the quality of the tuition, the quality of the training material, and the organisation, management and accommodation.
  • Delegates identify further training requirements
  • Follow up questionnaires are sent to delegates asking for feedback over time.
  • A track record is maintained for each course and for each tutor. Feedback and evaluation is shared with tutors in order to identify and inform development.

 

Follow-up activities and support

Following attendance on a course, all delegates can contact the main office with any questions and queries relating to the training and its application within school.

For most courses, tailored follow up consultancy services, coaching and mentoring  are available but these are at a separate cost. For quotations, delegates should contact the main office as discounts are available.

Details

Course details:

The course helps participants use criterion referenced observation to assess the attainment of children. It helps participants to understanding in-school formative assessment and in-school summative assessment and to use these when assessing the attainment and progress of individuals and groups. The training is very practical in nature, giving participants the opportunity to discuss observations and learn to apply key criteria.

Benefits of the course:

  • observation and assessment methodology;
  •  assessing individual attainment and group attainment;
  •  making judgements;
  •  identifying strengths and weaknesses and next steps in learning;    establishing priorities, target setting, and planning action to bring about improvement.

  Method of Tuition:

The course is a mix of direct tuition and skill-based learning involving tasks and workshops. The practical activities are mainly completed in groups of two or three participants so that thoughts and evaluations can be shared and compared. Each day has five hours of tuition, divided into four blocks of 1.25 hours.

Tutor:

Bruce McAlpine is an exceptionally experienced educational consultant and trainer. In addition to his role as a consultant and trainer, Bruce has led and managed PBM for more than 19 years. He is passionate about education and currently writes and develops training materials.  He was a full-time lead inspector and inspection service provider for Ofsted for thirteen years. Before becoming an inspector, he was a headteacher. He has a broad knowledge base and specialises in leadership and management, school improvement, self-evaluation and in helping schools prepare for inspection. 

 

 

 

As part of our quality assurance policy, and to ensure courses are always up to date, we reserve the right to update, alter and improve courses without prior notice in order to encompass any emerging changes in legislation, framework, or government guidance.

This course does not have any pre-booked dates available. Please contact the provider directly to arrange this training.