Understanding Assessment in Primary Education

Understanding Assessment in Primary Education

by Sue Faragher


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781446273869
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 10/16/2014
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 12.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Sue Faragher, Ed D, is Headteacher of a large private Primary School in Abu Dhabi. She was formerly a principal lecturer at Liverpool John Moores University and head of the primary and early years programmes. She gained her B.Ed from Liverpool University followed by a Master’s degree from Lancaster University and, finally, a Doctorate from Liverpool John Moores University. She spent many years as a primary school teacher during which time she was awarded Advanced Skills Teacher status. Sue then gained the National Professional Qualification for head teachers prior to becoming a primary Headteacher. Following this, she was Advisory Teacher for Assessment before finally moving into Higher Education in 2007 where, in summer 2013, she gained Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Assessment
Assessment within National and International Contexts
Assessing the progress of pupils
Learning Through Assessment
Self Assessment/Peer Assessment
Using Observations
Using Mind Mapping
Using Questioning and Debates
Reports, Role Play, Posters and Portfolios
The Use of ICT in assessment
Assessing pupils with SEN including EAL pupils

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