(45b) ISQAM Level 1 South Central / South-West Cluster: Day 2 Training for Participants (Warminster School, Wilts, 28 Feb 2017)

Description

This course is the second of two training days for ISQAM (The Independent Schools' Qualification in Academic Management) in the Level 1 South Central / South-West cluster: the first day is taking place in Autumn 2016, and delegates should register for that course separately.

Programme content:

Module 3 Establishing standards in student assessment, marking and feedback

The module enables participants to:

  • Understand what is meant by work scrutiny, the role and responsibility of the HoD, and how this links to whole-school approaches and processes, and ISI inspection criteria.
  • Develop the skills to conduct a work scrutiny exercise and give effective feedback, making it a positive process for the staff involved
  • Be able to identify anomalies and trends across the department, using data and lesson observations, e.g. under and over achievement.
  • Understand what activities should follow a work scrutiny exercise, including feedback, accountability/self-accountability and departmental development.
  • Extend knowledge and understanding of practical strategies and approaches to work scrutiny to use in their own school.

 Module 4 Employment issues

The module enables participants to:

  • Acquire and develop an awareness of the key issues in employment law, including equal opportunities
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of HoD, and their school policies and procedures in relation to employment issues.

 This course is for:

Participants on the ISQAM Level 1 qualification; South Central / South-West cluster.