Training in Northern Ireland

Training in Northern Ireland

Suitable for: CDS, KSTAP and TAP customers, or those who have the paper/digital versions of at least the following assessments – CAT4, PASS, PTE and PTM

Are you making the most of your Assessment Data?

Whole pupil view: Analysis and interpretation workshop – full day workshop

Participants will:

  • Understand the tests, reports and statistical terms
  • Identify group and individual pupils strengths and areas for development
  • Combine & compare various data sets
  • Understand the limitations of statistical analysis and the importance of other factors (teacher knowledge)
  • Monitor students progress (or lack of) over time
  • Consider sharing reports with pupils and parents

In preparation for this workshop you will require the following seven reports for just one group of students in your school. The group can be a class or year group. It is essential we have each of the seven reports for this same group of students.

  1. CAT4 Group Report for Teachers (one report with all students included)
  2. Progress Test in English (PTE) Group Report for Teachers N.I. standardisation (one report with all students included)
  3. Progress Test in English (PTE) Individual student report for Teachers. N.I. standardisation (Do not tick the box marked ‘Generate Individual Reports’ - one report with all students included)
  4. Progress Test in Maths (PTM) Group Report for Teachers N.I. Standardisation (one report with all students included)
  5. Progress Test in Maths (PTM) Individual student report for Teachers. N.I. Standardisation (Do not tick the box marked ‘Generate Individual Reports’ - one report with all students included)
  6. Combination Report (CAT4 with Progress Test in Maths & Progress Test in English - one report with all students included)
  7. PASS Survey Report in PDF (not XLS)

PASS: Motivational mentoring and support – full day workshop

Participants will:

  • Gain greater knowledge of the PASS factors/groupings and their impact on learning
  • Have a greater understanding of students with combinations of high and low scores
  • Develop a range of intervention strategies to support individual pupils in a one to one mentoring session.
  • Consider a structure for mentoring sessions
  • Discuss the use of PASS and other GL data to identify pupils who would benefit most from mentoring interventions.

In preparation for this workshop you will require the following reports for just one group of students in your school. The group can be a class or year group. It is essential we have each of the reports for this same group of students.

  • If you are using data from a previous workshop, please forward:
  • PASS Group report in excel format
  • Otherwise, generate the following five reports for just one group of students in your school. The group can be a class or year group. It is essential we have each of the five reports for this same group of students.
  • PASS Group Report in PDF format
  • PASS Group Report in Excel Format
  • PTE Individual student report for Teachers. N.I. Standardisation (Do not tick the box marked ‘Generate Individual Reports’)
  • PTM Individual student report for Teachers. N.I. Standardisation (Do not tick the box marked ‘Generate Individual Reports’)
  • Combination Report (CAT4 with Progress Test in Maths & Progress Test in English)

CAT4: Student ability bias – full day workshop

Participants will:

  • Analyse CAT4 data to develop an understanding of students’ abilities profile
  • Understand the difference in verbal, non-verbal, quantitative and spatial ability
  • Consider strategies to support teaching and learning including mind mapping
  • Discuss the implications for developing reading (P) and career choice (PP)

In preparation for this workshop you will require the following reports for just one group of students in your school. The group can be a class or year group. It is essential we have each of the reports for this same group of students.

  • If you are using data from a previous workshop, please forward:
    • CAT4 Student Individual Reports (Do not tick the box marked ‘Generate Individual Reports’ - one report with all students included)
  • Otherwise, generate the following SIX reports for just one group of students in your school. The group can be a class or year group. It is essential we have each of the SIX reports for this same group of students. A reminder of the tests you need to have completed can be found in our previous email
  1. CAT4 Group Report in PDF format
  2. CAT4 Student Individual Reports (Do not tick the box marked ‘Generate Individual Reports’ - one report with all students included)
  3. PASS Group Report in PDF Format
  4. PTE Individual student report for Teachers. N.I. Standardisation (Do not tick the box marked ‘Generate Individual Reports’)
  5. PTM Individual student report for Teachers. N.I. Standardisation (Do not tick the box marked ‘Generate Individual Reports’)
  6. Combination Report (CAT4 with Progress Test in Maths & Progress Test in English)

For more information contact:

Your local rep:
Janice Forbes
07787 280 784
Janice.Forbes@gl-assessment.co.uk

The Training team:
0208 996 3624
gltraining@gl-assessment.co.uk