Understanding Assessment for Learning (AfL)

Assessment for Learning (AfL) is a dedication to learning and progression at school that customised to individual needs. Get an in-depth understanding of the ways AfL is used in schools, and how it can inspire learning. Learn the ways to support students and encourage introspection. This is aimed at learning support practitioners.

Learning outcomes

You will understand the difference between formative and summative assessment The purpose and characteristics of AfL will be explained, as will the role of the support practitioner in assessing learner progress You will be able to identify opportunities for assessment and make judgements about how well learner's are doing and how much they are participating in activities You will be able to set personalised learning goals with learners and engage them in their learning journey

Advantages of this course

Learning guided by assessment allows the learning to match the needs, interests, and developing skills of the learner. It allows the teacher to plan interesting and engaging lessons and activities. This in turn will encourage the learner to become involved in the development of their own learning and target setting, and improve motivation and achievement. Those supporting teachers and learners are an integral part of the assessment process – your contributions to the process are a key part of the assessment cycle. This course will help you understand your role and contribution to AfL.

Additional activities encourage you to reflect on your learning

There is also suggested extended reading that gives both practical information and links to websites to expand knowledge

On successful completion of this course, you will have the option of purchasing a CACHE certificate. This certificate must not be confused with nationally regulated qualification achievement.

Endorsement statement

Our short course has been reviewed by a Subject Specialist in childcare and endorsed by CACHE demonstrating the quality and rigor. CACHE is a trading name of NCFE (registered company number 02896700) and CACHE; Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education; and NNEB are registered trademarks owned by NCFE. This is an unregulated programme and is not a nationally recognised qualification.
This CACHE endorsed course is provided in partnership with Laser Learning.
Course Fee: Rs. 7000 /100 USD