​Cutting Edge Marking and Feedback Strategies

Provider: Dragonfly Training
£260.00 + VAT Per Person at London

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Description The realistic and practical guide to what does and does not work
Duration 09.00 - 15.00

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Categories Computing / ICT, Hospitality and Leisure, Humanities
Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students

Has your school had marking and feedback noted as an area for improvement by inspectors?

Do you want to ensure that your systems and practise in marking and feedback are genuinely effective in improving the quality of pupils’ work?

Do you want an understanding of what inspectors see as good practice in this area? (This includes new superb feedforward strategies)


The course will demonstrate how to implement all of the above in a practical and hands-on day. Strategies proven to improve classroom performance through enhanced marking and feedback will be explored and displayed.

Evidence underpinning this approach

This Course Aims to:

  • Cutting edge marking and feedback strategies that really do work
  • Marking that is as effective in terms of teacher time and pupil progress
  • Marking that works for the teacher, the pupil, the parent and inspection
  • An understanding of the new feedforward, as well as feedback strategies 
How users/participants can evaluate success
Course Outline:
Session 1: Marking versus feedback
  • What the research says – setting the ‘Cat amongst the pigeons’
  • The difference between marking and feedback
  • What is formative feedback?
  • The challenges that come with formative feedback
Session 2:Feedback and feedforward
  • The seven ways of delivering feedforward
  • The case for checklists rubrics
  • Skills Matrix
  • Forgetting the fads and gimmicks such as ‘Purple pen of progress’
Session 3: Advance feedforward techniques
  • Metacognitive marking
  • Formative Dialouge
  • The path to mastery learning through feedforward
  • Next steps
Follow-up activities and support The provider has not supplied this information

Trainer: Steve Garnett


Date Location Details
Nov 23, 2017 09:00 Manchester - Info
Nov 29, 2017 09:00 Novotel London West - Info
Dec 13, 2017 09:00 Cardiff - Info
Mar 01, 2018 09:00 Birmingham - Info