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Maximising Progress in History Through Assessment for Learning

Practical formative assessment tools that can have a dramatic impact in the history classroom


Sorry, this course has been superseded by another course

This course no longer runs as an open course, instead you may be interested in Outstanding Learning and Progress in History.

However, if there is content on this course that doesn’t feature in Outstanding Learning and Progress in History then contact us and we can organise tailored in-house training to cover exactly what you are looking for.

Call the in-house team on 020 8253 8241 for more information.

Suitable for: History teachers and head of department.

Phases suitable for:

  • Secondary

Course Reference: 7631WW

The effective use of formative assessment is an area often cited in history as one requiring improvement. This course examines strategies for using AfL to ensure that while progress is maximised, students are engaged and motivated and involved in celebrating their own achievements. It is suitable for anyone involved in teaching history.

  • Using baseline data in KS3
  • The positive impact of AfL in your history department
  • Embedding assessment into your schemes of work, lesson planning and marking
  • Developing clear learning outcomes and setting effective targets
  • Providing effective feedback to motivate and raise achievement
  • The importance of peer assessment and self-assessment
Fantastic content - highly relevant to my role and really practical advice and ideas. Lucy Ingham, Helena Romanes School and Sixth Form Centre
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