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21KEC411 Assessment Series Webinar 1: Principles underpinning good assessment practices

Assessment Series

This webinar series on Classroom Assessment is designed for primary and post-primary teachers and will be led by Dr Zita Lysaght and Prof Michael O'Leary from the Institute of Education, at Dublin City University. 

Webinar 1. Principles underpinning good assessment practices

Webinar 1 will address the key principles underpinning good assessment practice with reference to current Irish assessment policy.

Q&A 6-6.15pm

Dr. Zita Lysaght is a member of the School of Policy and Practice at the Institute of Education (St. Patrick's Campus), DCU; she coordinates and teaches classroom assessment and research methodology modules on undergraduate, masters and doctoral programmes and coordinated the final year BEd4 and PME2 research projects over many years. She is Director of the Assessment for Teaching and Learning (ALT) Project, a member of the Advisory Board and Advisory Panel of the Center for Assessment Research and Policy in Education (CARPE) and a former Chair of Post-Graduate Studies by Research and Co-chair of the EdD programme. She currently acts as Ethics Convenor for her School.

Professor Michael O’Leary holds the Prometric Chair in Assessment and is Director of the Centre for Assessment Research, Policy and Practice in Education (CARPE) at the Instituite of Education, DCU.
He was Ireland's representative on the OECD's Network A (student outcomes) and on the Board of Participating Countries of PISA during its first cycle.  In the late 1990s he provided statistical analysis of data for the national surveys of reading and mathematics achievement in Ireland. Between 2005 and 2007 he was a member of the NCCA working group that developed guidelines on assessment in Irish primary schools.  Appointed Director of CARPE in 2016, he now leads an extensive programme of research focused on assessment and measurement at all levels of the educational system and in the workplace. In June 2020 he was appointed to the Independent Steering Committee on the implementation of Calculated Grades.

Assessment Series

Event Properties

Event Date 28-09-2021 5:00 pm
Event End Date 28-09-2021 6:15 pm
Capacity 500
Registered 60
Individual Price Free
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