Accredited assessors evaluation of trial

Willis, Jill (2016) Accredited assessors evaluation of trial. Queensland Curriculum & Assessment Authority, Brisbane, Qld.

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On 25 August 2015, the Queensland Government announced the development of new senior assessment and tertiary entrance systems, commencing with students who enter Year 11 in 2018. Features of the new systems will include:

  • A senior assessment model that combines school-based assessment developed and marked by teachers, with common external assessment developed and marked by the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA)

  • New processes that strengthen the quality and comparability of school-based assessment

  • A transition from the existing Overall Position (OP) tertiary rank to an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR).

The Accreditation project: Foundation module is designed to enhance teachers’ assessment literacy in preparation for the new senior assessment model. It is the first of a series of professional development modules that will allow teachers to participate in the new processes of endorsement and calibration/confirmation that will quality assure school-based assessment.

The Foundation Module: Assessment Literacy (Phase 1) project is due for completion by June 2016 and underpins all future accreditation modules.

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ID Code: 98413
Item Type: Report
Refereed: No
Keywords: Assessment policy, Assessment principles, Secondary assessment
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100) > Secondary Education (130106)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Education Assessment and Evaluation (130303)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Cultural & Professional Learning
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2016 The State of Queensland (Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority)
Deposited On: 28 Aug 2016 22:47
Last Modified: 05 Sep 2016 22:18

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