Training in Northern Ireland

To help you make the most of your assessment data we offer a range of training workshops for you and your team. 

Whole pupil view: Analysis and interpretation workshop

In-house full day workshop. A virtually delivered alternative course is also available.

This workshop is designed to support you in making the very best use of your assessment data for the benefit of your learners. An expert GL Assessment trainer will take you through strategies for the best use of the report information. You will also combine & compare various data sets to identify group and individual students’ strengths and areas for development.

For this workshop you will require reports from CAT4, Progress Test in English, Progress Test in Maths and PASS.

CAT4: Student ability bias

Full day workshop. Virtually delivered alternative course is also available.

In this workshop you will analyse your own CAT4 data to develop understanding of your students’ ability profiles and consider strategies to support teaching and learning as well as discussing the implications for developing reading or career choices. Our expert GL Assessment trainer will also take you through the difference in verbal, non-verbal, quantitative and spatial ability.

For this workshop you will require reports from CAT4, Progress Test in English, Progress Test in Maths and PASS.

PASS: Motivational mentoring and support

Full day workshop.A virtually delivered alternative course is also available.

Designed to support you in making the very best use of your PASS assessment data, in this workshop you will develop a range of intervention strategies to support your pupils. You will also discuss how PASS can be used alongside other GL Assessment data to identify pupils who would benefit most from mentoring interventions. 

For this workshop you will require reports from CAT4, Progress Test in English, Progress Test in Maths and PASS.

Meet The Trainer

Eileen C Donnelly

Eileen is the GL Associate Trainer in Northern Ireland with a particular interest in combining and analysing pupil data to build a profile as a learner enabling targeted interventions. Her work is driven by the passionate belief that developing ‘the whole child’ and understanding their specific barriers to learning is central to academic success. Prior to joining GL her work with the NIELB included school improvement, curriculum development and facilitation and mentoring support for Head Teachers and Pastoral Leaders. With qualifications including B.Ed., M.Ed, diplomas in Guidance & Counseling and Neuro Linguistic Programming she has also studied at the Jensen Corporation in California and in Washington DC. Her research on school ethos, vision and values informed her work as Associate Lecturer at Queen’s University Belfast and Ulster University. Overseas work includes workshop facilitation for Head Teachers in Uganda and Kenya on school self-evaluation.

Find out more

If you have any questions or want to find out more about any of our training options then contact our training team.

Your local consultant:

Janice Forbes
07787 280 784
Janice.Forbes@gl-assessment.co.uk

Questions about your data?

Our team of assessment data experts have over 35 years combined classroom experience. We are here to help you analyse and interpret your results so you can make the best use of your data to inform in-school actions.