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SASC has produced new guidance on remote diagnostic assessments and evaluations of need.
View news itemFAQs relating to remote assessment guidance
Frequently asked questions received on remote assessment posted April 2021.
View news itemWJIV Cognitive Abilities tests approved
Woodcock Johnson IV Tests of Cognitive Abilities approved for Pre and Post-16 assessments.
View news itemEvaluations of Need Extension Date
Evaluations of Need period of Acceptance Extended to 31 March 2021
View news itemSASC issues update re face-to-face assessments
As there is a gradual easing of lockdown restrictions some face-to-face assessments will become possible. ...

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  Course Details
Examination Access Arrangements for General Qualifications Online course
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Type: Distance
In-depth: in-depth
CPD Long Term:
CPD Credit Hours: Hours: 5 Minutes: 0
  Event Address

Telephone:
Fax:
  Contact Details
Provider: Communicate-ed
Course Manager: Mrs Debbie Pollard
Telephone: 0845 331 1492
Email: admin@communicate-ed.org.uk
Fax: 0871 918 2330
Website: www.communicate-ed.org.u
  Event Details
Dates: 20/10/2020 - 20/10/2021
Times: N/A - N/A
No. of Delegates: Unlimited
Delegate Price: GBP 135.00
SASC Ref.: CeD-15866-201020-OL
   Audience Restriction
There is no audience restriction for this course.
   Course Summary
This course is designed for those who need a thorough grounding in the JCQ regulations and procedures, or those who require an understanding of recent changes.
   Course Detail
The rational for access arrangements
  • Types of arrangement
  • Apply for arrangements online
  • Roles, responsibilites and systems
  • Who can carry out assessments?
  • Compiling appropriate evidence
  • Resources for assessing and screening
  • Case studies and workshops
  •    CPD Themes
    • Reviewing principles of psychometrics, statistics, assessment and underlying theory
    • SpLD testing methods, interpretation, report writing, feedback and test materials
       Audience
    • Assessors
    • Support
    • Assessment centers
    • Training institutions
       Pre-requisites
    • This is not a basic course and will assume a level of knowledge and experience. Attendees must confirm that they have a good working knowledge of the JCQ regulations and procedures.
       Learning Outcomes
    • Delegates will be able to:
    • Understand the principles of assessment
    • Select appropriate tests
    • Understand the JCQ rationale for Access Arrangements
    • Describe the range of Access Arrangements available
    • Apply for Access Arrangements online
    • Explain the criteria and evidence needed for each arrangement
    • Select potential candidates
    • Interpret standardised scores in the light of current JCQ regulations
    • Interpret standardised scores in the light of candidate needs