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  Course Details
Access Arrangements: Update/Refresher Course for 2017/18 regulations: Full Day Option
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Type: Face to face
In-depth: in-depth
CPD Long Term:
CPD Credit Hours: Hours: 5 Minutes: 0
  Event Address
Barnes Wallis Building
Manchester University
Manchester
M1 7JR
United Kingdom
Telephone:
Fax:
  Contact Details
Provider: Communicate-ed
Course Manager: Mrs Debbie Pollard
Telephone: 0845 331 1492
Email: admin@communicate-ed.org.uk
Fax: 0871 918 2330
Website: www.communicate-ed.org.u
  Event Details
Dates: 27/09/2017 - 27/09/2017
Times: 09:03 - 16:00
No. of Delegates: 100
Delegate Price: GBP 135.00
SASC Ref.: CeD-15537-270917
   Audience Restriction
This is not a basic course and will assume a level of knowledge and experience. Attendees must confirm that they have a good working knowledge of the JCQ regulations and procedures.
   Course Summary
We invite you to join us for an update and refresher course on Access Arrangements which will cover the JCQ regulations with special reference to the changes for 2017/18, including updates to the Access Arrangements Online system.
   Course Detail

Morning Session:

 

With reference to the changes for the 2017/18 regulations     


·                     Rationale for Access Arrangements

·                     Types of Access Arrangement

·                     Applying for arrangements

·         Roles, responsibilities and systems

·         Completion of form 8

·         Case Studies

·         Discussion

·      Brief Q & A Session

The opportunty to examine 40 + tests and assessements

 



Afternoon Session: various options are available:

Using Assisitive Technology  - live presentation with Dr Abi James
Selecting Tests to Assess for Extra Time - video presentation by Caroline Read, with live discussion and Q & A
Extended Q & A
Case Studies
Networking with colleagues carrying out the same role


   CPD Themes
  • Reviewing principles of psychometrics, statistics, assessment and underlying theory
  • SpLD testing methods, interpretation, report writing, feedback and test materials
   Audience
  • Assessors
  • Support
  • Assessment centers
  • Training institutions
   Pre-requisites
  • This is not a basic course and will assume a level of knowledge and experience. Attendees must confirm that they have a good working knowledge of the JCQ regulations and procedures.
   Learning Outcomes
  • Delegates will be able to:
  • Understand how to assess for Access Arrangements
  • Select appropriate tests, including recent publications
  • Understand the JCQ rationale for Access Arrangements
  • Describe the range of Access Arrangements available
  • Apply for Access Arrangements online
  • Explain the criteria and Evidence needed for each arrangement
  • Select potential candidates
  • Interpret standardised scores in the light of the JCQ regulations
  • Interpret standardised scores in the light of candidate needs