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Assessment for learning

It takes a certain confidence on the part of the teacher to take on the role of coach and facilitator - but that is what is needed to allow different types of assessment for learning to flourish.

Assessment for learning

What is assessment for learning?

It is not teacher led and it is not a formal test. Download a summary of current thinking about assessment for learning and its benefits.

Understanding meaning and language

Understanding meaning and language

Watch how the teacher stands back and lets learners find out for themselves how much they can work out and explain how they did so.

Giving responsbility to learners

Giving responsibility to learners

Learners take responsibility for planning a scheme of work.

learners explain their thinking

Learners explain their thinking

The teacher finds out what learners have and have not understood.