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  Course Details
Applying for an Assessment Practising Certificate - Attendance Course
Course Level: Advanced
Course Type: Blended
In-depth:
CPD Long Term:
CPD Credit Hours: Hours: 5 Minutes: 0
  Event Address
University of Bath
East Building
Claverton Down
Bath
Somerset
BA2 7AY
United Kingdom
Telephone:
Fax:
  Contact Details
Provider: Dyslexia Action Training/ Real Training
Course Manager: Mrs Kathryn Benzine
Telephone: 01784 222304
Email: trainingcourses@dyslexiaaction.org.uk
Fax:
Website: www.dyslexiaaction.org.uk
  Event Details
Dates: 24/06/2020 - 24/06/2021
Times: N/A - N/A
No. of Delegates: 35
Delegate Price: GBP 205.00
SASC Ref.: DA-15793-110220OL
   Audience Restriction
There are discounted rates for Dyslexia Guild members. Please see our website for details of the next course date: https://dyslexiaaction.org.uk
   Course Summary
This course has been specifically designed to update specialist teacher assessors on the SpLD Assessment Standards Committee (SASC) requirements for dyslexia/SpLD report writing and to meet Assessment Practising Certificate (APC) renewal criteria.
   Course Detail
The attendance course runs over one day and is led by two experienced specialist assessor trainers, qualified in diagnostic assessment report writing and assessment testing for dyslexia/SpLD. Participants will be able to update their knowledge and understanding by revisiting and reviewing, aspects of statistical constructs; the new structure of a SASC diagnostic assessment report criteria for specific learning difficulties and the continuing professional development activities required in order to maintain practice standards.
   CPD Themes
  • Reviewing principles of psychometrics, statistics, assessment and underlying theory
  • SpLD testing methods, interpretation, report writing, feedback and test materials
   Audience
  • Assessors
  • Training institutions
   Pre-requisites
  • Qualified assessors wishing to renew their APC
  • Qualified assessors seeking an APC for the first time
  • Qualified assessors wishing to advise potential APC applicants
   Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate understanding of important basic Assessment Practising Certificate (APC) statistical constructs such as the normal distribution curve and confidence intervals.
  • Describe the new structure of a SASC Post-16 Years Diagnostic Assessment Report for Specific Learning Difficulties.
  • Recognise the key characteristics that distinguish a diagnostic report that meets current SASC criteria.
  • Demonstrate commitment to undertake continuing professional development activities in order to maintain professional practice standards.