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Assessing the Educational Progress of Deaf Children and Young People

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Are you a professional working with deaf children to improve their educational outcomes? Do you want better ways of assessing and monitoring the progress of deaf children?

If you are working with deaf children from the early years up to the end of key stage 4, this workshop will make you aware of the range of assessments that can be used to effectively monitor their progress.

Our one-day practical workshop will take you through the purpose and key principles of a good assessment. You'll learn about assessment techniques and how to use our online assessment resource. Plus, discover new ideas on developing your assessment and monitoring timetable, and gain confidence in using the correct tests for your caseload.

Topics covered:

  • Key principles of good assessments
  • Why and how we should assess deaf children
  • Specialist assessments in literacy, numeracy, cognitive development, social/emotional development and communication
  • How to work with assessment without levels (AWOL)

You'll have a thorough grounding in the specialist assessments available to help you improve educational outcomes for the deaf children you work with.

Who is it for?

This workshop is designed for all education professionals working with deaf children and young people.

How much does it cost?

This is a full day workshop, costing £95.

Book your place

Join us at our upcoming workshop on 10 October 2019 in Birmingham.

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Please refer to our Terms and Conditions before booking.

Meet the trainer

Tina Wakefield is a Qualified Teacher of the Deaf (QToD) with many years’ experience in resource bases, peripatetic teams and lastly as Head of a Deaf and Hearing Impaired Service and Early Years Inclusion.

After five years working for the Ear Foundation she now works as an education consultant mainly for NDCS and NatSIP

What do delegates say?

"Excellent structure and well presented. Really useful breakdown of assessment resources for Teachers of the Deaf." Teacher of the Deaf


What if I need to cancel?

You can cancel your place at any time, however the following charges apply.

  • 20 working days or less before the planned date, a charge of 100% of the total cost will be made
  • 21 - 30 working days before the planned date, a charge of 50% of the total cost will be made
  • 31 working days before the planned date, no charge will be made