- What is the current direction about End of Key Stage Assessment?
Members are directed:
- To participate in training related to End of Key Stage Assessment.
- Submit levels ONLY if school is part of DE funded Shared Education programme.
Participation in the moderation process with CCEA is entirely at the voluntary discretion of each member.
- My Principal/Assessment Coordinator has asked me to compile a portfolio of evidence to support the levels awarded to my pupils. What evidence is required as part of the End of Key Stage Assessment?
No evidence is required at any stage as part of the End of Key Stage Assessment arrangements.
Teachers should participate in internal moderation events to develop their understanding of the levels. At no stage should the moderation event be used to challenge a teacher’s judgement of a level awarded to a pupil.
- My Principal has instructed me to participate in the moderation process as the school has volunteered to work with CCEA. Do I have to participate?
- No the INTO directive means only members who volunteer to participate in moderation may do so.all
- I teach an End of Key Stage class and have to submit levels this year. Am I entitled to any time to do this?
- Yes DENI will provide the same level of substitute cover that was available for the previous End of Key Stage assessment arrangements.all
- I am head of the English Department in a post-primary school does that mean that I have to do all the work associated with the End of Key Stage assessment arrangements?
- No the End of Key of Key Stage Assessment arrangements are cross-curricular. The responsibility and workload associated with them should be decided collectively with staff and implemented after appropriate negotiations.all