#LearningFirst Wolverhampton here we come…

#LearningFirst Wolverhampton, 1st October 2016

9.15    Registration open

10.00 Speakers’ briefing in Lecture Theatre (WN004)

10.30 Lecture Theatre (WN004)

Assessment that enhances and informs learning

Prof Dame Alison Peacock

Panel discussion: Ros Wilson, Suzanne Farrell, Prof Sam Twiselton and Summer Turner

Another way of looking at assessment of writing

Dr Chris Wheadon, one of the UK’s leading experts in assessment – Stop marking your assessments and start judging them. Comparative Judgement is the 21st Century alternative to the 18th Century practice of marking.

12.00  Lunch: packed lunches very kindly provided by Frog Education  http://www.frogeducation.com/

12.45  First workshop choices

1.45  Second workshop choices

2.45  Lecture Theatre (WN004)

James Pembroke – Risks in measuring progress

Mary Myatt – High challenge, low threat: 3 principles for schools

Marilyn Mottram, HMI – Judging the quality of teaching, learning and assessment over time

How do we know that learning has happened and what the next steps should be?

Prof Dame Alison Peacock

4.00  End of day


The venue:

Institute of Education
Samuel Johnson Building
Walsall Campus

By road:

Walsall Campus is just minutes from Junction 9 of the M6 motorway. Take the A461 Bescott Road towards Walsall. Get into the right hand lane and follow the right fork of the A4148, signposted Birmingham.

  • General visitors – the entrance is from Gorway Road, accessible via Jesson Road from Birmingham Road off The Broadway roundabout.

View the interactive campus map for details.

We advise those  driving to arrive via Gorway Road and use the Conference Car Park.

By public transport:

By bus: The Number 51 bus takes you from the Walsall bus station to Jesson Road near the campus.

By train: From Walsall station, you can either take a taxi or walk the short distance to the bus station, from where you can get a number 51 bus as above.

Thank you!!!

Really important to remember that these events are only possible because of the enormous generosity of our hosts, speakers and sponsors.  T H A N K  Y O U! xx

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