Herts for Learning Online
:: Do you speak learnish? The role of teaching assistants in the implementation of Asessment for Learning ::
Outline
For the effective implementation of Assessment for Learning (AfL) and development of a learning culture, more is required than the use of isolated strategies. What's needed is a shift in how everyone in the classroom talks about learning, potential and achievement, and how this translates into high-quality teaching and learning. Teaching assistants are well placed for shaping, reinforcing and supporting the learning classroom and the attitudes and beliefs pupils have about themselves and their learning journey. This course provides an essential overview of key underlying principles of AfL and the role of good assessment procedures in effective planning and teaching. Delegates will gain an understanding of how language in the classroom and the feedback process can have positive impact on pupil’s progress and engagement. Key aspects of day-to-day assessment will be explored, such as planning clear learning objectives, generating success criteria, giving pupils quality feedback and using effective questioning techniques. Suitable for any TA that works with whole classes or with individuals, regardless of the age of the children or the subject area, as the ideas apply across the curriculum.
Outcomes:
By attending the course participants will have:
  • an awareness of the key aspects and principles of AfL
  • practical strategies for creating an effective learning environment
  • ideas for applying AfL in the classroom
Suitable for:
  • Teaching Assistants
Being delivered by Sophie MacNeill
Price £152 (£173)
Support Officer Sandra Penstone-Smith
Email sandra.penstone-smith@hertsforlearning.co.uk
Enquiries Telephone: 01438 844862
 :: Session Information :: 
Town/Venue Dates Time Course Code Availability
Stevenage, Hertfordshire Development Centre Tue 27 Nov 2018 09:30 - 16:00 Spaces Available