This workshop will revisit the basic purpose and nature of formative assessment, the fundamental teaching strategies needed for effective formative assessment to take place, and the connections between formative assessment, student learning and summative assessment. The challenges teachers face in implementing formative assessment and practical strategies for overcoming these will be discussed, shared and presented.
By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:
Mr Simon Reynolds is a senior education consultant at Principals Academy with expertise in curriculum development and implementation, pedagogy and assessment and special education. He was a deputy director at the Curriculum Planning and Development Division of the Ministry of Education for 11 years working on curriculum development and effective curriculum implementation through appropriate pedagogy and assessment. Currently, he consults on curriculum design, assessment, and evaluation for Special Education Schools, conducts teacher and parent training for mainstream schools and is as a part-time lecturer and practicum supervisor at the National Institute of Education. He also works on behavioural management and intervention. When time permits, he occasionally returns to the classroom as a relief teacher to keep connected to classroom realities. Mr Reynolds holds Masters Degrees in English Studies and Autism Studies and A Graduate Certificate in Behavioral Analysis.
Course Code: SR150224A
Topic: Re-examining and Refining the Purpose and Practice of Formative Assessment
Trainer: Mr Simon Reynolds
Date(s): 6 February 2024, Tuesday
Time: 9.00 am to 4.00 pm
Mode of Delivery: Face-to-Face
Venue: To Be Confirmed
Closing Date: 26 January 2024, Friday
Workshop Fee: S$350.00 per participant. Fees are subject to GST.
Other Information: Registration is on a first come-first-serve basis. No refunds will be made for cancellations or in the case of absentees. The Academy accepts replacements for registered participants who are unable to attend for whatever reasons.
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