TKAT Teaching School Alliance


TKAT Assessment Conference

The TKAT Assessment Conference will provide an exciting opportunity to share and discuss innovative and effective assessment practices. In the Keynote sessions you will have the opportunity to hear what an effective and evidence-based school assessment system looks like, and how the presentation of data can tell the story of your school.

This conference is aimed at Headteachers, Senior Leaders, Assessment Co-ordinators, Middle Leaders or any staff with an interest in assessment.

A choice of breakout sessions will offer opportunity to focus on a range of assessment topics.

Primary School Workshops

  • Ref P1 - No More Marking (Daisy Christadoulou) (Now Fully Booked)

  • Ref P2 - Accelerated Reader: Star Assessment (Gary Alexander - AR)

Secondary School Workshops

Please choose one of the following, places allocated on a first come first served basis: In the Comments/Dietary, Special Requests on the booking form please put down the appropriate reference S1 or S2 to confirm your place on the breakout session.

  • Ref S1 - No More Marking (Daisy Christadoulou)
  • Ref S2 - Assessments Which Deliver Impact (Anna Heath - Pearson)


Key Note Speakers

Daisy Christodoulou is Director of Education at No More Marking. She is the author of 2 books, ‘Seven Myths about Education’ and  Making Good Progress? The future of Assessment for Learning’. In 2017 she was named as one of "The 20 most influential figures in British Education".

Giles Osbourne is a career teacher with experience working in primary, secondary and special schools Giles has leadership experience in a range of schools for the last 15 years. He is currently an Associate Principal in a MAT, the National Training lead for RAISEonline/Analyse School Performance and NPQH which he combines with his role as an Academy Improvement Partner for various MATs. 

Gary Alexander has been working in education in the UK and abroad for 18 years. He is currently a Deputy Head teacher at a large, successful Primary school in East Sussex, where he leads on teaching, learning and assessment. He is interested in all things educational, but has a particular interest in making use of technology to reduce teacher workloads and allow them to spend more time thinking about and improving their practice, and shares his thoughts online as @MrLearnwell.

Stephen Turp joined FFT Education as its LA Programme Manager in 2015.  He works closely with local authorities, sharing good practice and advising how FFT Aspire can support local authorities in their role as Champions for Children and Young People.            

Anna Heath is Head of Progression and Intervention at Pearson 

Sorry this course is fully booked!

Course Details

Course Code: L&M67
Duration: 6 hours

Event Date:

Start Date: 04/7/2018
Time: 9:30am - 3:30pm
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