Understanding assessment and improving delivery in International A Level Chemistry (Module 1)

Understanding assessment and improving delivery in International A Level Chemistry (Module 1)

Course provided by Pearson

Summary overview

  • Online scheduled

  • 2 hours study time

  • Teacher training and education

  • £25.00

  • 27th October 08:00-10:00 BST

  • Secondary

About this course

27 October 2021 at 08:00 - 10:00 BSTPlease note: This is a repeat of the training that took place in 2020.This online training is designed for teachers who are delivering the Pearson Edexcel International A level Chemistry specification. This training will give you an understanding of how assessments are structured for the qualification and how your teaching can be adapted to help your students’ performance on examination papers. The training is comprised of two 'standalone' modules which are booked separately.In Module 1, delegates will:- Be introduced to the idea of assessment objectives: what are they and why they are used when writing examination papers.- Analyse recent question papers and learn which types of questions match the different assessment objectives.- Investigate different assessment objectives, considering how questions have been answered by looking at feedback from the previous exam series, focusing on AO1 and AO2.- Discuss strategies for teaching to try and make sure students can access questions targeting different assessment objectives.- Review the support Pearson offers for the qualification.- Network, discuss best practice and share ideas with other teachers.The content of this training is based on the reformed specification for first teaching from September 2018.Please note: a recording of the training will be available to attendees only.This training can count as 2 hours of CPD.

Learning outcomes

  1. Be introduced to the idea of assessment objectives: what are they and why they are used when writing examination papers.
  2. Analyse recent question papers and learn which types of questions match the different assessment objectives.
  3. Investigate different assessment objectives, considering how questions have been answered by looking at feedback from the previous exam series, focusing on AO1 and AO
  4. Discuss strategies for teaching to try and make sure students can access questions targeting different assessment objectives.
  5. Review the support Pearson offers for the qualification.