09.00 – 9.45

Registration and Refreshments

09.45 – 10.00

Chair’s Welcome and Introduction

10.00 – 10.30

Keynote 1

An update on the latest research in AfL and how you can use it to improve learning at your school

Dr Christine Harrison, Head of Assessment Research Unit, Kings College London, Co-author or ‘Working inside the Black Box: Assessment for Learning in the Classroom’

10.30 – 11.00

Keynote 2

The future of KS3 assessment: the benefits of APP and how it can support your whole-school development of AfL

Keith Harris, Senior Advisor for Assessment and Personalisation, National Strategies

11:00 – 11:10

Question and answer session

11:10 – 11.40

Morning Refreshments

11.40 – 12:10

Keynote 3

Case study: embedding AfL in your school’s teaching and learning culture

12:10 – 13:10

Streamed Sessions 1

1A

1B

1C

1D

Student self assessment: developing a student-centred approach to learning and target setting

Michael Preston,

AfL Consultant

Creating a consistent approach to AfL through effective CPD: developing your staff’s skills in assessment
Sally Howard, Professional Development Team, Kings College London

Monitoring and evaluating the impact of AfL: from the classroom to a whole-school level

Mandi Horwood, Roseland Community College & Linda Baines, Penair School,

ASTs in AfL

Using data to develop and sustain a target setting culture as part of your AfL strategy

Kevin Debney,

Headteacher, QEMS

13:10 – 14:10

Lunch

14:10 – 15:10

Streamed Sessions 2

2A

2B

2C

1D

Practical tips on effective questioning and feedback to develop learners

Andy Brumby,

Teaching and Learning Consultant

Case study on Assessing Pupil Progress: using APP

to raise achievement

Paul Barber,

Teaching and Learning Coordinator,

Downlands Community School

Providing helpful marking feedback and setting students’ targets

Monica Saez-Aros,

Strategy Leader for Learning and Teaching,

St Bernard’s Catholic High School

Supporting the development of pupils’ personal, learning and thinking skills through AfL

Anne de A’Echevarria, Director, Thinkwell Consultancy

15:10 – 15:30

Afternoon Refreshments

15:30 – 16:30

Streamed Sessions 3

3A

3B

3C

3D

Practical tips on effective questioning and feedback to develop learners

Andy Brumby,

Teaching and Learning Consultant

Achieving whole-staff uptake of AfL: reducing variability in practice

Providing helpful marking feedback and setting students’ targets

Monica Saez-Aros,

Strategy Leader for Learning and Teaching,

St Bernard’s Catholic High School

Effective peer assessment: adaptable strategies to improve learning in every classroom

Mandi Horwood, Roseland Community College & Linda Baines, Penair School,

ASTs in AfL

16:30

Conference Close

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