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Building Capacity in Moderation
Assessment, Qualifications, Quality Assurance and Moderation
Building the Curriculum 5: a framework for assessmentThe priorities in 'Building the Curriculum 5' are grouped around eight key areas. The key areas provide a summary of the key ideas and priorities published in the framework for assessment.
Assessment and Quality Assurance &
Moderation within CfE
BtC5 and ‘Moderation’
is the term used to describe
approaches for arriving at a
understanding of standards and expectations
broad general education
Building the Curriculum 5: A Framework for
, p. 36).
What does Moderation Involve?
guidance and exemplification
and building on
existing standards and expectations
Building the Curriculum 5: A Framework for Assessment
, p. 36).
The role of the teacher
2 key elements from BtC5
participate in quality assurance, moderation and CPD activities, using materials available, to develop assessment expertise and to ensure assessment practices are valid and reliable
contribute to and take ownership of the National Assessment Resource
Quality Assurance and Moderation
with wider range of partners – CLD, Colleges, parents, etc.
Across clusters or learning communities
With immediate colleagues
National Assessment Resource: To help practitioners develop a shared understanding of standards and expectations and how to apply these consistently.
The NAR flowchart – the moderation cycle
Taking a closer look at the National Assessment Resource, a professional learning resource
developed in collaboration with partners, Education Authorities, Education Scotland staff and practitionersprovides an opportunity for staff to reflect on effective practice in learning, teaching and assessment, drawing on the work published on the National Assessment Resource (NAR) with useful links to exemplarsmaterials that enable staff to ‘dip in’ to aspects of the learning, teaching and assessment process where they wish to reflect on their practice.
Reflective questions and Action points
How can leadership teams build capacity in staff to use the resource effectively?
Leadership team reflective questions
October 2013 – building capacity
NAR development of content : Moderation and Inter-authority funds
NAR development of content : Assessing Progress and Achievement – annotated exemplars
ngoing development of NAR site in response to usability study
support events at local and national level linked to existing / new resources such as TACLAN and identified challenges
nline “one stop shop “ for Quality Assurance and Moderation resources - QAMPLR
Challenges ? See G’s slides for ways in which challenges are addressed + his June presentation
Quality Assurance and Moderation Professional Learning Resource
online Education Scotland web-siteNAR TACLAN – taking a closer look at NARAssessing Progress and AchievementGuidance papers from Education Scotland (CfE Briefings, Journey to Excellence…)GLOW TV – watch againProfessional Learning Communitylocal / national eventsinternational perspectives and research
is integral to learning, teaching and assessment
learner is central to the process
quality assures the assessment
checks the validity and reliability of assessment
supports profiling and reporting
Everything in moderation.
Moderation in everything!
“…the most successful education systems do more than seek toattain particular standards of competence and to achieve changethrough prescription. They invest in developing their teachers asreflective, accomplished and enquiring professionals who havethe capacity to engage fully with the complexities of educationand to be key actors in shaping and leading educationalchange”.(Teaching Scotland’s Future, 2011, p.4)
Building Professional Judgement needs:
ime to be allocated to moderation to allow practitioners to develop their skills/competence in the process