Charles Darr is a researcher at the New Zealand Council for Education. He is involved in a range of assessment development work, and has played a conceptual leadership role in the National Monitoring Study of Student Achievement (NMSSA). Charles often writes about assessment issues and contributes to national advisory groups focused on assessment.
This presentation explores the potential of teacher decision making in assessment spaces. It looks at the opportunities available to teachers and the challenges they can face. It also explores some scaffolds and supports designed to make the most of teacher-led assessment in a learning and teaching context.