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  Course Details
Diagnostic Assessment at Secondary Level: Best Practice in Testing and Reporting: SASC Authorised
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Type: Distance
In-depth:
CPD Long Term:
CPD Credit Hours: Hours: 2 Minutes: 30
  Event Address

Telephone:
Fax:
  Contact Details
Provider: Patoss
Course Manager: Mrs Sheila Rostill
Telephone: 01386 257808
Email: srostill@patoss-dyslexia.org
Fax:
Website: www.patoss-dyslexia.org
  Event Details
Dates: 16/11/2022 - 16/11/2023
Times: N/A - N/A
No. of Delegates: Unlimited
Delegate Price: GBP 75.00
SASC Ref.: PAT-15941-161122-OL
   Audience Restriction
Member £75, Non-member £87
   Course Summary
Using real case studies, this webinar, presented by Karen Bartlett, focuses on best practice in the diagnostic assessment of SpLD/Dyslexia at Key Stages 3 and 4.
   Course Detail

This course is designed for assessors in SpLD to gain or refresh their knowledge in the assessment of students at KS 3/4, including pertinent factors related to this age range and how to write accessible, informative reports. The analysis of data and learner profiles to form confident conclusions is discussed in actual cases.

Course Description

This day has been designed for specialist teachers/ assessors in SpLD working with secondary age students who wish to gain or refresh their skills in the assessment of learners at Key stages 3 and 4. It will focus on the production of a well written diagnostic assessment report which takes account of both the quantitative and qualitative information gathered to enable schools to understand the needs of the students. It will discuss the factors to be considered when assessing this age range, including those students whose specific difficulties not been previously diagnosed, and the principles underpinning the selection of tests at secondary level.  Using actual case studies, it will discuss the analysis of the data and the learner profile to form a confident conclusion.

   CPD Themes
  • Reviewing principles of psychometrics, statistics, assessment and underlying theory
  • SpLD testing methods, interpretation, report writing, feedback and test materials
   Audience
  • Assessors
  • Support
   Pre-requisites
  • Delegates are expected to hold a relevant qualification in the diagnostic assessment of SpLD. [Level 7 or equivalent qualification])
  • Delegates may bring a test manual if they wish
   Learning Outcomes
  • To appreciate that a diagnostic assessment at secondary may be more a complex process than at primary level
  • To gain relevant and up to date knowledge as required for good practice
  • Through the application of provided case studies to apply the principles being taught to the context of secondary education
  • To share experience and knowledge with other assessors
  • To be more competent and confident in writing accurate, accessible reports