Understanding for Reflection and Application
Edited by Sue Swaffield
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Unlocking Assessment by Sue Swaffield
Book DescriptionAssessment is inextricably linked with learning and teaching, and its profile in British schools has never been higher. Recently the value and importance of formative assessment in supporting learning and teaching has also become widely recognised. Although assessment is a prime concern of anyone involved in education it remains a highly complex field where much controversy and misunderstanding abounds. This book explores the values, principles, research and theories that underpin our understanding and practice of assessment. It also provides practical suggestions and examples, and addresses some key points about the future development of assessment. The book makes accessible complex but crucial ideas and issues, so that teachers can be more confident and proactive in shaping assessment in their classrooms, in ways that support learning and avoid unintentional harmful consequences.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415453134
(245mm x 170mm x 15mm)
Imprint: David Fulton Publishers Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 31-Mar-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Reassesses the purpose of schools, the nature of learning and the qualities of leadership that make schools authentic places of learning. This work offers five principles for practice: a focus of learning; an environment for learning; a learning dialogue; shared leadership; and accountability internal and external.
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Author Biography - Sue Swaffield
Sue Swaffield is a lecturer in Leadership and School Improvement in the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge. Throughout her career as a teacher, local authority adviser and university lecturer, assessment development and research has been a major theme. She is a co-author of Improving Learning How to Learn: Classrooms, Schools and Networks and Assessement Literacy for Wise Decisions.
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