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

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

Course provided by Pearson

Summary overview

  • Online scheduled

  • 2 hours study time

  • Teacher training and education

  • £25.00

  • 26th October 08:00-10:00 BST

  • Secondary

About this course

26 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 Economics 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 given an understanding of the assessment objectives.- Analyse recent question papers and learn which types of question match the different assessment objectives.- Consider how the level based questions are marked, using mark schemes and sample student responses.- Discuss strategies for teaching the IA economics course by networking and  discussing best practice and sharing ideas with other teachers.- Review the support Pearson offers for the qualification.The content of this training is based on the reformed specifications 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 given an understanding of the assessment objectives.
  2. Analyse recent question papers and learn which types of question match the different assessment objectives.
  3. Consider how the level based questions are marked, using mark schemes and sample student responses.
  4. Discuss strategies for teaching the IA economics course by networking and  discussing best practice and sharing ideas with other teachers.
  5. Review the support Pearson offers for the qualification.