We provide capability-building courses for senior officers and selected examiners in item writing, standardisation and quality assurance of question papers and mark schemes. We also offer ongoing professional development to meet the needs of particular staff.
Courses are available in all aspects of the examination process including assessment administration, development of assessment instruments (e.g. data capture and management) and delivery of assessment. This ranges from the management of various types of question paper meetings to the issues involved in benchmarking and grading.
Through our Cambridge Assessment Network we also offer an opportunity for assessment professionals to share ideas and experience as well as attending International Study Programmes. Through the Network we offer a certified course in assessment accredited by the University of Cambridge, and seminars and workshops throughout the year on current assessment topics. The Cambridge Assessment Network holds an annual conference which attracts delegates from the UK and around the world, representing schools, colleges, universities and awarding bodies. More information on Cambridge Assessment Network and events can be found at http://assessnet.org.uk
Ministries around the world tell us how important support for teachers is to the education process. Teachers who are well supported are able to offer the best education possible and develop successful students.
We offer teachers an extensive programme of training events and services, providing professional development and support including online training, face-to-face training, e-learning and training via video conferencing.
The Cambridge International Diploma for Teachers and Trainers, a professional development qualification, is an increasingly popular means of effectively providing professional development in a national context.