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Opportunity to change assessment

17 Jun 2022|15:43
nasen Connect

The following article is taken from May 2022 issue of nasen Connect. nasen Connect is nasen’s bimonthly membership magazine which is packed full of informative articles which offer advice, analysis and opinions on the current topics and future trends impacting the sector. An e-copy of our magazine is included in our membership. Become a member for free today.

The last two years have presented unique challenges in education but could also offer an opportunity to change the way we assess, measure and support pupils. Claire Pressdee outlines some of the recent research that may help us to make positive changes to the way we support young people with SEND.

Tracking and monitoring pupil progress has always included bridging gaps in learning, but the Covid-19 pandemic has made this task extremely difficult. Unsurprising, considering the last 24 months have arguably been the hardest that any of us working in education have experienced.

The difficulty is providing a fair assessment under the backdrop of lost learning and an uneven profile of what pupils mayor may not have learnt and lived through. This is especially true considering the statistics on attendance during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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nasen Connect magazine May 2022

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  • 24 May 2022
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Our May edition features an article about forming an inclusive culture in schools and other education settings.

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  • 22 Mar 2022
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Our March edition features articles around inclusive sport exploring the role it plays in developing a healthy lifestyle and supporting young people to grow friendships and relationships, both in school and beyond.

nasen Connect January 2022 front cover

nasen Connect magazine January 2022

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  • 21 Jan 2022
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Our January edition features an article which considers how you might approach identifying if observed needs are as a result of SEN or lost learning due to the pandemic. In addition you can also read about, amongst other topics, key areas to be aware of w