Start: 9.30 Session 1: MFL in the new curriculum. The revised National Curriculum in Modern Languages from September 2014. The first part of the morning will look at the detail and implications of the changes and what adjustments to planning, classroom practice and schemes of work may be needed to meet the requirements.
Session 2: Assessment. Building in excellent formative assessment practice as well as approaches and responsibilities in regard to summative assessment in the absence of National Curriculum Levels.
Session 3: Practicalities. What excellent teaching and learning looks like in practice and how to achieve it through heightened learner motivation, quality teaching and smart use of resources. The session’s main aim is to work on smart, time-saving approaches in classroom delivery.
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Session 1: Changing the Goalposts. Many teachers will not remember a time when levels and sub-levels were not used to monitor learners' attainment and progress. What exactly are the current requirements and what implications do these have back in school? What is the justification behind the scrapping of levels?
Session 2: Flipping the Picture. Using assessment to improve learning rather than prove learning. Applying current research to inform assessment. Identifying a simple step-by-step process to ensure assessment enables pupils to progress to and exceed end of key stage 'floor targets'.
Session 3: Demonstrating Progress. Identifying practical steps that can be put in place to demonstrate learning and progress which fulfil Ofsted expectations. Time effective methods of keeping records and profiles. How to use information collected to support reporting
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