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  Course Details
Keeping the Learner at the Heart of the Assessment Process: from Impact to Recommendations Full day
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Type: Face to face
CPD Long Term:
CPD Credit Hours: Hours: 5 Minutes: 0
  Event Address
Ambassadors Hotel
12 Upper Woburn Place
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: 03/04/2019 - 03/04/2019
Times: 10:00 - 16:15
No. of Delegates: 50
Delegate Price: GBP 163.00
SASC Ref.: PAT-15655-030419
   Audience Restriction
Please note this event is CANCELLED
   Course Summary
The role of the diagnostic assessor is multifaceted, with a range of responsibilities being placed upon them. This session aims to develop a deeper appreciation of assessment findings with particular reference to impact- not only on the identification (or not) of an SpLD, but also on the ability to use consideration of impact to inform recommendations which are truly meaningful.
   Course Detail
The role of the diagnostic assessor is multifaceted, with a range of responsibilities being placed upon them.  Learners who attend for assessment often have different motivations and expectations of the process.  A common aim is that the assessment will lead to change, and the drawing up of recommendations will aim to address the potential barriers to learning and move the learner forward. By working in this way, the assessment can provide a positive experience with real worth for the individual; not only answering the ‘Am I dyslexic?' question, but also facilitating the answers to the question of ‘What can I do about it?'.  Personalised recommendations allow for the best opportunity for progression, no matter what the educational environment that the learner is to return to post-assessment
   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
  • The participants should be qualified assessors with a level seven qualification
   Learning Outcomes
  • Improved recommendations based on the individual profile of the learner
  • Recommendations based on assessment findings
  • Understanding the impact of the assessment on the individual
  • Understanding the impact of the assessment on the learner’s learning environment.