10 July 2015

My Future of Assessment Contribution for AQA

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I’m very pleased to have been given the opportunity to contribute to The Future of Assessment, a collection of essays for AQA – with huge thanks to Dale Bassett for inviting me to join the group.  It was fascinating to meet the other contributors. My…

My Future of Assessment Contribution for AQA

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I’m very pleased to have been given the opportunity to contribute to The Future of Assessment, a collection of essays for AQA – with huge thanks to Dale Bassett for inviting me to join the group.  It was fascinating to meet the other contributors.

My essay, A National Baccalaureate for England,  can be read in full here:

http://www.aqa.org.uk/supporting-education/policy/the-future-of-assessment-2025-and-beyond/a-national-baccalaureate-for-england

Here is an excerpt:

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The other essays can be read online here: http://www.aqa.org.uk/supporting-education/policy/the-future-of-assessment-2025-and-beyond

A launch event was held at the House of Commons in the Churchill Room on July 8th  and I was invited to give a short speech – a massive thrill for me.

My maiden speech in the House of Commons!!

My maiden speech in the House of Commons!!

I took some of my students along for the experience, and my colleague Rachel Landon, Assistant Head, responsible for student leadership (amongst many other things.)

Our trip to the Houses of Parliament.

Our trip to the Houses of Parliament.

 

For more info about the National Baccalaureate Trust, please email NatBaccTrust@gmail.com

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  • @TeacherToolkit
    Posted at 15:00h, 22 July Reply

    Amazing! Blogging (and of course your experience of T&L) has led to your first speech in the House of Commons!

    • Tom Sherrington
      Posted at 15:31h, 22 July Reply

      I know! Crazy stuff. It was a huge thrill. Cheers Ross.

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