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  Course Details
Keeping the Learner at the Heart of the Assessment Process: from Impact to Recommendations
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Type: Face to face
CPD Long Term:
CPD Credit Hours: Hours: 1 Minutes: 15
  Event Address
Imperial College
South Kensington
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: 21/04/2018 - 21/04/2018
Times: 11:30 - 12:45
No. of Delegates: 100
Delegate Price: GBP 155.00
SASC Ref.: PAT-15623-210418
   Audience Restriction
non-members £185. This seminar is offered as part of the Patoss Annual Conference and delegates must attend the whole day.
   Course Summary
Undeniably, the aim of a diagnostic assessment is not only to answer the ‘Am I dyslexic?’ question, but also to provide ways forward to allow the individual to achieve in their studies, or succeed more readily in employment.
   Course Detail

Integral to this process is the identification of the potential impact of our findings on the individual in the environment they are returning to.  Why does what we have found matter?

This workshop aims to look at the ‘so what' of assessment. Assessors will have the opportunity to work through some common assessment findings and consider their potential impact in real situations with real individuals. Assessors will then be equipped to build positive recommendations that are genuinely individualised and of practical use. This interactive session is suitable for diagnosticians working with all age groups and will aim to explore how, by working in this way, we truly are able to keep the learner at the heart of the process.

   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
  • There are no prerequistes for this seminar
   Learning Outcomes
  • Assessment findings: What has the assessment told us?
  • Potential Impact:What is the likely impact of this on the learner?
  • Recommendations: What can be done to address this potential barrier to learning?