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  Course Details
JCQ Access Arrangements: Assessment and Management 2017/2018: SASC Accredited
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Type: Face to face
In-depth: in-depth
CPD Long Term:
CPD Credit Hours: Hours: 4 Minutes: 0
  Event Address
Novotel Manchester
21 Dickinson Street
M1 4LX
United Kingdom
  Contact Details
Provider: Patoss
Course Manager: Mrs Sheila Rostill
Telephone: 01386 712643
Email: srostill@patoss-dyslexia.org
Website: www.patoss-dyslexia.org
  Event Details
Dates: 20/09/2017 - 20/09/2017
Times: 10:00 - 16:15
No. of Delegates: 35
Delegate Price: GBP 145.00
SASC Ref.: PAT-15500-20917
   Audience Restriction
non members £175
   Course Summary
An opportunity for those involved in assessing for access arrangements to update their knowledge of assessment tools and processes and the JCQ Access Arrangements for GCSE/GCE for 2017/ 2018
   Course Detail

This course has been specifically designed for those experienced in conducting access arrangements assessments for GCSE and GCE examinations. Delegates will have previously completed a full day's training course on access arrangements. The course is appropriate for assessors at both secondary and continuing education establishments. 

   CPD Themes
  • Reviewing principles of psychometrics, statistics, assessment and underlying theory
  • SpLD testing methods, interpretation, report writing, feedback and test materials
  • Assessors
  • Support
  • Assessment centers
  • Training institutions
  • Qualification in Diagnostic Assessment of SpLD
  • Delegates must have previous experience of Access Arrangements or attended the Access Arrangements Introduction course
   Learning Outcomes
  • • Explore the current regulations with particular reference to the changes for 2017/ 2018.
  • • Review the selection of appropriate tests, including any changes to the recommendations
  • • Consider the requirements for gathering and reporting evidence from the centre and the specialist assessment.
  • • Reflect on complex or borderline cases. The session will include the opportunity to discuss cases with colleagues.