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  Course Details
Applying for an Assessment Practising Certificate - Attendance Course
Course Level: Advanced
Course Type: Blended
In-depth:
CPD Long Term:
CPD Credit Hours: Hours: 5 Minutes: 0
  Event Address
Dyslexia Action
10 High Street
Egham
Surrey
TW20 9EA
United Kingdom
Telephone:
Fax:
  Contact Details
Provider: Dyslexia Action Training and Professional Development
Course Manager: Mrs Kathryn Benzine
Telephone: 01784 222304
Email: trainingcourses@dyslexiaaction.org.uk
Fax:
Website: www.dyslexiaaction.org.u
  Event Details
Dates: 01/11/2016 - 01/11/2017
Times: N/A - N/A
No. of Delegates: 0
Delegate Price: GBP 170.00
SASC Ref.: DA 15520-01116 OL
   Audience Restriction
There are discounted rates for Dyslexia Guild members. Please see our website for details of the next course date: www.dyslexiaaction.org.uk/courses-specialist-teachers-and-assessors.
   Course Summary
This specialist assessment CPD training course covers current best practice in report writing and preparation for those looking to gain or renew an Assessment Practising Certificate.
   Course Detail
This one day course has been specifically designed to update specialist teacher assessors on the SASC requirements for full diagnostic report writing and to meet APC renewal criteria. During the the day, participants will be able to update their knowledge and understanding by revisiting and reviewing aspects of psychometric testing; improve their skills by considering the SASC report writing requirements; examine good practice Case Studies; review Dyslexia Action's evaluation criteria and match these in order to produce a good report.
   CPD Themes
  • Reviewing principles of psychometrics, statistics, assessment and underlying theory
  • SpLD testing methods, interpretation, report writing, feedback and test materials
   Audience
  • Assessors
  • Training institutions
   Pre-requisites
  • Qualified assessors wishing to renew their APC
  • Qualified assessors seeking an APC for the first time
  • Qualified assessors wishing to advise potential APC applicants
   Learning Outcomes
  • To understand the criteria and processes required for APC renewal.
  • To demonstrate an improved understanding of statistical concepts and confidence intervals when producing full diagnostic reports.
  • To critically evaluate full diagnostic reports of different profiles with the view to improving own practice.