• Education Performance workshops now open for booking

  • New opportunities for Key stage 1 and Key stage 2 Lead Moderators

  • Assessment and Moderation 2019 - important dates and information

  • Monitoring Visits for Key Stage 2 tests

  • Autism Autumn 2019 training courses

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Education Performance workshops now open for booking
21 Jun
The Education Performance team will be holding a series of free workshops this autumn. The first two in the programme will be aimed at new users or light users who would benefit from a refresher to help get the best from the huge repository of data available: Primary School: 18 September 2019 Secondary School: 19 September 2019 Both will be from 9:30-12 at: NSPCC National Training Centre (NSPCTR1 / Training Room), 3 Gilmour Close, Beaumont Leys, LE4 1EZ Book online
New opportunities for Key stage 1 and Key stage 2 Lead Moderators
23 May
New opportunities for Key stage 1 and Key stage 2 Lead Moderators Required: 2 Lead Moderators Key stage 1 2 Lead Moderators Key stage 2 We are looking for enthusiastic and respected education practitioners to add to our established moderation teams. You will have qualified teacher status, a minimum of two years qualified teaching experience including current teaching experience in Year 2 or Year 6 alongside having led whole school moderation. Your wider experience of moderation should include moderation across schools or collaborative groups which will enable you to build credibility with our team of pool moderators. You will have strong knowledge and understanding of the issues around moderation and the ability to learn and adapt quickly. Crucially you will need to have the interpersonal skills which will allow you to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with head teachers and senior leaders in schools and academies. You will be expected to work closely with our current Lead Moderators at Key stage 1 / 2 as well as the local authority Leads for Key stage 1 or Key stage 2 demonstrating tact, diplomacy and the ability to recognise the sometimes confidential aspects of the work you do on behalf of Leicestershire. The work will require you to contribute towards the development of the team and work with the Key stage 1 / 2 leads to deliver training to teachers and senior leaders. Each year the STA set a standardisation task for lead and pool moderators, as part of your continued professional development in the role you will need to be successful in this activity. If you feel that you have qualifications, experience and interpersonal skills that would make you the right candidate for one of these roles we would like to hear from you. Applications should be made using no more than one side of A4 outlining your experience, skills and reasons you feel you are the right candidate. You will also be required to supply a letter from your current Headteacher outlining their support for your application. Closing date: Tuesday 18th June 2019 Interviews: Key stage 1 Tuesday 2nd July 2019 Key stage 2 Wednesday 3rd of July 2019 Queries to: moderation@leics.gov.uk
Assessment and Moderation 2019 - important dates and information
09 May
Assessment and Moderation 2019 IMPORTANT DATES FOR YOUR DIARY: Please note the dates below should your school be informed that it will be moderated this year. Meet the Moderator meetings – KS1 NORTH 9.30 to 11.30 a.m. Tuesday 21st May 2019 Beaumanor Hall SOUTH 1.00 to 3.00 p.m. Tuesday 21st May 2019 Sketchley Grange Hotel, Sketchley Ln, Burbage, Hinckley LE10 3HU KS2 NORTH 9.30 to 11.30 a.m. Wednesday 22nd May 2019 Beaumanor Hall SOUTH 1.00 to 3.00 p.m. Wednesday 22nd May 2019 Sketchley Grange Hotel, Sketchley Ln, Burbage, Hinckley LE10 3HU Attendance at these events will be booked using Eventbrite and links and instructions will be in the letters emailed notifying selection for moderation. Further details concerning the arrangements for moderation and assessment for this summer: The local authority has recently reviewed the process of informing schools that they will be moderated at Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. In 2019 schools will be informed as previously if they are to be moderated and they will also be informed to confirm that they are not on the list for LA moderation. The confirmation of either scenario will be sent to schools on the same day, Friday 17th May 2019. However, the LA would like to draw to your attention that whilst you may receive a letter informing you that your school is not on the list for LA moderation it remains possible that moderation will take place as a result of a request from the STA. Such requests will allow the minimum period for informing schools of moderation visits in advance, which is two days. Therefore, please bear this in mind when receiving a letter stating you will not be moderated this year. Lisa J Morgan Assessment Manager Email: moderation@leics.gov.uk