Special Events

Innovative Planning for Assessment

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This event is only available to members of NTfW

Date and Venue:

Monday 20 November 2017 – The Media Resource Centre, Oxford Rd, Llandrindod Wells LD1 6AH


10.00am – 4.00pm


£45.00 (which will include refreshments and lunch)

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It is sometimes a challenge to plan assessment for the individual and their needs with all the responsibilities of being a work-based assessor.

This workshop will explore the importance of making assessment planning more individualised for learners, taking into account differentiation as well as how to empower our learners to thrive when we stretch and challenge them

Who is this workshop suitable for?

This one day workshop is aimed at assessors who assess their learners in the workplace.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the day, delegates will have had the opportunity to:

  • recognise the impact that effective planning for assessment can have on the learning process
  • recognise the importance of involving the learner in the planning of their assessment
  • identify main the benefits of planning for holistic assessment
  • engage with different planning tools that can be adapted and implemented in everyday practice
  • explore how effective planning for assessment can stretch and challenge learners to achieve their potential

Ros Protheroe Portrait

Ros Protheroe

Director, Panda Education and Training

Ros has worked in the Work-based Learning sector for 17 years. She started out as an as an IT tutor helping adults back into work, gaining her PGCE in Post Compulsory Education and Training in 2005. Since then she has had roles including Lead IT trainer, Internal Verifier, Quality Manager and Senior Quality Manager. For the past three years and until August of last year, she held the role of Staff Learning & Development Manager, providing and co-ordinating development activities for over 300 staff, focussing on creative and innovative teaching and learning.

From August last year, Ros launched Panda Education & Training with her business partner and former colleague, Rachel Arnold.

Ros’ main passion and focus is ensuring vocational educators have the right support to deliver the best, most innovative and creative training possible. She is currently undertaking a Masters in Education where she is researching the impact of observations on the quality of teaching.

Rachel Arnold Portrait

Rachel Arnold

Director, Panda Education and Training

Rachel Arnold has worked in Work-based Learning for the past 17 years. She started as an Assessor and Tutor on apprenticeship and employability programmes.

In 2002, Rachel progressed to managing a small team of assessors and tutors. Through a focus on high quality of delivery to achieve learner outcomes, in 2007, she became Quality Development Director. Rachel was responsible for the quality management, curriculum and staff development for 9 years. Rachel is now a Director of Panda Education & Training and passionate about vocational skills development.

She has recently been appointed the Champion for the Creative and IT sector in Wales as part of the Inspiring Skills Excellence Wales project.

Please contact info@ntfw.org for more information or telephone
029 20495 861.

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