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NQTs/NQT+1 - Effective Assessment for Learning

Effective Assessment for Learning for NQTs/NQT+1


  • To enhance understanding of key aspects of Assessment for Learning

    NQTs will:

  • Develop their understanding of the importance of learning objectives and success-criteria, exploring a range of strategies for using them effectively in the classroom;
  • Understand the importance of using effective models for learning;
  • Explore collaborative learning strategies and ways to use talk within learning;
  • Explore ways of enabling effective self or peer evaluation of learning.


This multi-session CPD package will support NQTs in developing their understanding of some of the key aspects of Assessment for Learning (AfL).

Based around the pioneering work of experts in the field such as Dylan Wiliam, Shirley Clarke, Royce Sadler and Claire Gadsby, these 0.5 day sessions will provide NQTs with a range of practical classroom strategies that they can begin to use immediately as well as enhanced understanding of how and why these strategies work within the wider AfL context.

Venue:   Hampton Hargate Primary School, Hargate Way, Hampton, Peterborough PE7 8BZ





Refreshments & Registration:

Session 1:

Wed 10th Jan 2018

1.15 – 4.15pm 

From 1.00pm

Session 2:

Thurs 8th Feb 2018 

1.15 – 4.15pm 

From 1.00pm


Tues 6th Mar 2018

4.00 – 5.30pm  

From 3.45pm

Total price: (for the 2 afternoons and 1 twilight)  £135

Booking:     Book Here 

Presented by Andy Hawes - Peterborough Learning & Teaching Associates

Andy Hawes - Learning & Teaching Adviser - Andy has worked in primary education in Peterborough for 30 years. He has a proven track record of excellent teaching and phase/subject leadership. As a Learning & Teaching Adviser with Peterborough City Council, he also has a proven track record of providing high quality advisory support to teachers and middle leaders in a wide range of middle leadership development.