Assessment Webinars

Assessment Webinars

Assessment Webinar Library

NZAI is running monthly webinars on assessment topics of interest to our members during 2021. On this page you can find the library of past webinars including power points used and copies of the webinars themselves.

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Reviewing your assessment practices

Our July webinar in 2021 was presented by Dr Jenny Poskitt and Adrienne Carlisle from the NZAI Executive.

They discussed using the Assessment PPP and Companion Guide to review assessment practices.

This is the power point used during the presentation. And here is the link to Austin’s butterfly, discussed in the webinar.

The copy of the webinar is below.

 

 


Our Previous Webinars

Data coaching to lift teacher capability: a success story

Our May webinar in 2021 was presented by  Nicola Gibson from Pukekohe Intermediate with Frances Edwards from University of Waikato

They talked about how to initiate data coaching in maths, based on their TLRI project.

This is the power point used during the presentation. Please link here to an academic article based on the project and link here to the data sharing protocol talked about in the webinar.

Assessment Principles, Practices and Proof: An Introduction

Our first webinar for 2021 was hosted by Kaye Brunton, principal of Ngāti Toa School in Titahi Bay and NZAI President, Associate Professor Jenny Poskitt.

They introduced the new NZAI publication Assessment to Improve Learning: Principles, Practice and Proof and discussed with participants the principles outlined in the booklet.

The webinar starts just a few minutes into the presentation. This is the power point used during the presentation.

Assessment for Learning – a new PLD priority

Our November webinar was hosted by Michael Absolum, NZAI Vice President, Director of Evaluation Associates and author of influential assessment publications for teachers.

Michael talked about assessment for learning and the reasons for its being a current PLD priority for the Ministry of Education.

This is the power point used by Michael during the webinar.


What does assessment look like in the culturally competent classroom?

Our September webinar was hosted by Ruth Tate of the NZAI Executive and her manuhiri, Katie Virtue-Smith. They discuss and illustrate what assessment could look like in the culturally competent classroom.

This is the power point used by Ruth and Katie.


School assessment realities and possibilities in 2020

Our August webinar was once again hosted by Garry Taylor.

Three senior school leaders – Kaye Brunton, Principal of Ngati Toa School in Te Titahi Bay, Vivienne Mallabar, Deputy Principal of Ormiston Junior College in East Auckland and Julie Morris, Deputy Principal of Raumati Beach School in Paraparaumu – talked about their approach to assessment in their schools.


Linking assessment planning to your local curriculum

Our second webinar was on Thursday June 11, led by Garry Taylor, NZAI Executive member and National Manager – Assessment and Evaluation for Evaluation Associates.The webinar shared an approach to the development of school-wide assessment planning. It shared an example from one school where a fresh start was necessary. The school’s experience may help you consider a process for your school as you plan for assessment within your local school curriculum.

This is the power point that Garry used.

Assessment overview example.


Essential assessment during COVID-19: Learning from Terry Crooks

Our first webinar was on May 7, led by Dr Jenny Poskitt, NZAI President and Associate Head of the Institute of Education at Massey University in Palmerston North. Paying homage to Terry Crooks, it included discussion of the impact of assessment on learners and the five essential principles of assessment.

This is the power point that Jenny used.