National Conference Presentations 2021
Welcome to our Video Library with webinars about assessment relevant to New Zealand education.
Webinar Title Webinar Summary Category Link doc_tags_hfilter Kaye Brunton and Sue Chalmers discuss the critical role of the Assessment Principles in implementing sound assessment, as well as good teaching practice. Focusing on the positive influence of assessment on student achievement, they explore ways in which teachers/kaiako can evaluate their own assessment practice against these principles, and raise awareness of the pitfalls that can result in assessment negatively impacting students/ākonga. Kaye is a former primary school principal who is now a consultant with Evaluation Associates. Sue is the Chief Advisor Assessment for NZQA. They are both members of the NZAI Executive. 1. Keynote Address – Kaye Brunton and Sue Chalmers – Always with Heart and Purpose 10:15am Mon Narrative assessments – capturing and building on the ‘wow’ moments in children’s learning Permission still to be given. 2. Narrative assessments – capturing and building on the ‘wow’ moments in children’s learning – Lisa Pearson and Cheryl Hill Kylie, from Tauranga Girls’ College, shares the beginnings of a journey to challenge traditional, secondary school pedagogical norms; to shift the holy grail from assessment and achievement to agency and achievement. Her Influencer team is attempting to live rather than just espouse the theory of “knowing thy learner”. They’ve developed the realisation that Assessment for Learning is critical in a secondary context and are working to embed it. Kylie represents a team of Middle and Senior Leaders in the college who are the Influencer team; deliberately named. Their cross-curricular, passionate and willing team sits on a tipping point ready to … 3. Assessment for learning – Critical in a secondary context – Kylie Valentine In this workshop, Lynn, a PE specialist, demonstrates how she assesses a schoolwide picture of confidence, progress and learning in the subject. She and Hope show you how to gain a school wide picture of student voice, and demonstrate how this can be used to inform and shape teacher practice. They then then examine some tools that are used by teachers at Stonefields School to purposefully assess student engagement and wellbeing. Hope and Lynn are teachers at Stonefields School. Hope is a year 7 and 8 teacher, and a within-school lead for Te Rōpū Pourewa. She has interests in designing … 4. Using purposeful assessment tools to design rich opportunities for learning – Hope Griffin and Lynn Kilpatrick Darcy Fawcett reports on ‘It Worked! Data analysis made easy’, a data-driven professional development initiative in the Gisborne Community of Learning. From 2018-2020 ‘It Worked!’ supported schools and teachers to make better use of their data to design, evaluate and share their teaching initiatives. The presentation focusses on the successful use of ‘It worked!’ by 28 middle leaders in three secondary schools during the 2019/2020 NCEA reporting cycle. Darcy is passionate about improving teaching and learning. He has wide experience teaching physics, mathematics, and general science and has been Head of Physics in England and a Head of Science and … 5. It worked! Data analysis made easy – Darcy Fawcett Whanaungatanga, manaakitanga and rangatiratanga are Māori values that we instil in our students through the theory of ako. These values are the foundation of a document called Te Poukapa Āheinga mā te Kaiako me te Ākonga. (Assessment for Learning Combined Teacher and Student Capabilities Matrix). In this presentation you will learn the whakapapa of this document. The workshop also focuses on Mātauranga Māori and building cultural capability. He waka eke noa – We are all in this waka together Harata Day and Hiria Wallace are Education Consultants with Te Huinga Kākākura Mātauranga / Evaluation Associates Ltd. Harata taught Te Reo … 6. Cultural capability and Te Poukapa Āheinga mā te Kaiako me te Ākonga – Harata Day and Hiria Wallace 11:15am Mon Mon Hitchhiker’s guide to validity Burb 11:15am Mon Hitchhiker’s guide to validity 11:15am Mon An exploration of Aromatawai Burb 11:15am Mon An exploration of Aromatawai 11:15am Mon Using narrative assessment to support secondary school teachers’ inclusive practices Burb 11:15am Mon Using narrative assessment to support secondary school teachers’ inclusive practices 11:15am Mon What is success Burb 11:15am Mon What is success Technology is never a silver bullet; just because you can digitise assessment, it doesn’t mean you should. However, with the continued introduction of NCEA Online, along with innovation and research activities, there are compelling opportunities for digital external assessment to better serve students coming through from primary schools digitally competent, and preparing for work or further study in a digital world. This sits nicely alongside the implementation of changes arising through the NCEA review, providing the means to develop new and innovative approaches to external assessment. NZQA has worked with Māori and Pacific students to understand their needs of a … 7. NCEA online – assessment evolving for better learning outcomes, achievement and wellbeing 12:15pm Mon Insights into mathematics Burb 12:15pm Mon Insights into mathematics 12:15pm Mon OJC learning journeys Burb 12:15pm Mon OJC learning journeys 12:15pm Mon What’s next with assessment for learning Burb 12:15pm Mon What’s next with assessment for learning 12:15pm Mon Using TKI assessment online Burb 12:15pm Mon Using TKI assessment online 12:15pm Mon Using a curriculum progression to guide teaching and learning Burb 12:15pm Mon Using a curriculum progression to guide teaching and learning 12:15pm Mon Learning through modelling Burb 12:15pm Mon Learning through modelling 13:00pm Mon Closing Assembly Burb 13:00pm Mon Closing Assembly Tues Opening Assembly Burb Tues Opening Assembly 10:00am Tues Data conversations Burb 10:00am Tues Data conversations 10:00am Tues Practical AfL applications Burb 10:00am Tues Practical AfL applications 10:00am Tues Aronuitia te reo Burb 10:00am Tues Aronuitia te reo 10:00am Tues Assessment for improving all students’ Pasifika languages in a year Burb 10:00am Tues Assessment for improving all students’ Pasifika languages in a year 10:00am Tues OJC graduate profiles Burb 10:00am Tues OJC graduate profiles 11:00am Tues Using data to generate discussion and inquiry Burb 11:00am Tues Using data to generate discussion and inquiry 11:00am Tues Changing the world one child at a time takes grit! Burb 11:00am Tues Changing the world one child at a time takes grit! 11:00am Tues Using assessments in the science toolkit Burb 11:00am Tues Using assessments in the science toolkit 11:00am Tues Using the PPP to support sector change Burb 11:00am Tues Using the PPP to support sector change 11:00am Tues Local curriculum design Burb 11:00am Tues Local curriculum design 11:50am Tues Closing Assembly Burb Maori, secondary 11:50am Tues Closing Assembly maori secondary