Many schools are currently finding their feet with new curriculum and assessment arrangements, and a lot of support and guidance is sought to ensure a consistent approach. The National Assessment Conference, held in London, explored many of the challenges being faced:
- Charles Leadbeater
A leading authority on innovation, strategy and education, Charles has also been a senior advisor to many Governments and the European Commission.
- Educating Essex’s Vic Goddard, Principal of Passmores Academy
Council-estate born and raised, Vic has worked his way up through the system from a PE teacher via Head of Department and a brief stint in Cairo, to being one of the most high profile, controversial, innovative and bluntly passionate heads we have met.
- Brian Lightman, General Secretary, ASCL
Brian will talk about the big picture, giving an overview of Government policy implications relating to Secondary, with a particular focus on assessment and qualifications.
- Sir Andrew Carter O.B.E, Headteacher of South Farnham School
Sir Andrew will talk about Life after levels: the role of standardised assessments in the new national curriculum.
- Andrew Day, Executive Director of the NCEA
Andrew will give an overview of new assessment models for life after levels with a particular focus on primary.
Here is our live coverage from the event: