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  Course Details
The SASC New Report Formats for Pre and Post-16 Moving forwards: New developments in Diagnostic Reporting
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Type: Face to face
In-depth:
CPD Long Term:
CPD Credit Hours: Hours: 5 Minutes: 0
  Event Address
Ambassadors Hotel
12 Upper Woburn Place
London
WC1H 0HX
United Kingdom
Telephone:
Fax:
  Contact Details
Provider: Patoss
Course Manager: Mrs Sheila Rostill
Telephone: 01386 712643
Email: srostill@patoss-dyslexia.org
Fax:
Website: www.patoss-dyslexia.org
  Event Details
Dates: 01/04/2020 - 01/04/2020
Times: 10:00 - 16:15
No. of Delegates: 50
Delegate Price: GBP 163.00
SASC Ref.: PAT-15759-010420
   Audience Restriction
Members £163, non-members £198
   Course Summary
New developments in diagnostic reporting. This course is intended for specialist teacher assessors/psychologists already qualified in conducting diagnostic assessments wishing to explore the SASC new report formats for Pre and Post-16 age groups.
   Course Detail

Suitable for professionals working across all age ranges bearing in mind that, following recent guidance from the DfE, reports written by assessors holding an APC /HCPC registration at any stage have the potential to support Disabled Student's Allowance applications at any time in the future.

This course is intended to support specialist teacher assessors/psychologists in their use of the SASC New Report Formats for Pre and Post-16.  The new formats provide an opportunity for assessors to review and develop their diagnostic assessment report writing skills. 

Understanding and working successfully with the new report format will enable assessors to produce, reliable, accessible and useful assessment reports.  The course will review the psychometric principles underpinning statistical analysis and the compilation of quantitative information, as well as the role of qualitative analysis and observations to support the diagnostic decision.  Guidance will be given on how assessors might synthesise the range of evidence gathered as well as present succinct and clear comment.  

There will be opportunities to ask questions and for discussion with other professionals.

At the end of the day, delegates will have had the opportunity to: explore best practice with regard to the new report format and test selection; review current guidelines with regard to statistical analysis and the reporting of quantitative information in an accessible way; appreciate the role of qualitative information to inform the diagnostic decision; consider how best to communicate technical information to the non-specialist.


   CPD Themes
  • Reviewing principles of psychometrics, statistics, assessment and underlying theory
  • SpLD testing methods, interpretation, report writing, feedback and test materials
   Audience
  • Assessors
  • Support
  • Training institutions
   Pre-requisites
  • To be confirmed
   Learning Outcomes
  • the importance of Background Information
  • how to synthesise assessment evidence to provide a reliable and accurate Overview of an assessment
  • the core components of a full diagnostic assessment and how these can be reported to promote accessibility for the non-specialist whilst ensuring that high professional standards are maintained