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  Course Details
Exam Access Arrangements (EAA) for Assessors of SpLD
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Type: Face to face
CPD Long Term:
CPD Credit Hours: Hours: 5 Minutes: 0
  Event Address
United Kingdom
  Contact Details
Provider: BDA
Course Manager: Ms Lynette Robertson
Email: training@bdadyslexia.org.uk
Website: www.bdadyslexia.org.uk/educator/bda-s
  Event Details
Dates: 07/11/2019 - 07/11/2019
Times: 09:45 - 16:30
No. of Delegates: 25
Delegate Price: GBP 150.00
SASC Ref.: BDA-15716-071119
   Audience Restriction
£130.00 for B.D.A. Professional Members
   Course Summary
This course is intended for specialist teachers already conducting full diagnostic assessments but who would like to gain confidence in assessing for exam access arrangements (EAA). It explores the role of the assessor of EAA and how to work with the exam centre. The course covers the impact of SpLD on learners in exams and how EAA can support learners. It explores in detail how to decide which areas to assess, selection of appropriate tests and how to complete a Form 8 Section C.
   Course Detail

The course explores:

·     the role of the assessor when assessing for EAA and how this may be similar or different to your role when conducting a full diagnostic assessment

·     key requirements for assessors when assessing for EAA, including thorough understanding of current JCQ regulations and the Equality Act 2010, use of standardised tests and personally conducting assessments

·     what EAA are, and how decisions regarding EAA are made, centre-delegated EAA and those for which an AAO is necessary

·     how SpLD impacts learners in exams and how EAA can support learners

·     working with the centre regarding Section A of Form 8, making decisions re: which areas to assess

·     what assessment evidence is required for EAA, test selection, group v individual tests and which tests are suitable

·     the role of qualitative data, particularly in assessing handwriting

·     working with the centre in completion of Section B of Form 8, changes to current JCQ regulations

·     Professional practice – storage of assessment materials, registering with ICO


   CPD Themes
  • SpLD testing methods, interpretation, report writing, feedback and test materials
  • Assessors
  • Delegates should have a Level 7 qualification to conduct full diagnostic assessments for SpLD.
   Learning Outcomes
  • Delegates will understand what EAA are and how they support learners with SpLD in exams Delegates will understand their role as an assessor EAA, and how to work with the exam centre Delegates will be confident in the assessment evidence required for EAA, how to select tests and which tests are suitable Delegates will be confident in completing Form 8 Section C