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The future of assessment in England - moving forward from the pandemic, support for students of all abilities, and the use of technology

TO BE PUBLISHED March 2022


Price: £95 PLUS VAT
Format: DOWNLOADABLE PDF


This conference will consider the assessment landscape in the context of the pandemic, including lessons learnt and priorities for future provision.


Areas for discussion include:


  • the assessment system moving forward - including formative, summative, and high-stake assessment, the potential responsibilities of teachers, and alignment in the assessment system
  • ensuring fairness and transparency in the system - including addressing the attainment gap and making sure provisions are made for those with additional needs
  • the future use of technology and its potential impact on inclusivity

We are pleased to be able to include keynote contributions from: Dr Phillip Wright, Director General, The Joint Council for Qualifications; Roy Blatchford, Chair, ASCL Independent Commission into the ‘Forgotten Third’; Jill Duffy, Chief Executive Officer, OCR; Alistair McConville, Deputy Head, The King Alfred School, London; and Co-founder, Rethinking Assessment; and Derek Richardson, Vice President and Senior Responsible Officer, Pearson.


The discussion is bringing together stakeholders with key policy officials who are due to attend from the Department for Education and Ofsted.



This pack includes

  • Dropbox video recording of the conference
  • PDF transcript of the discussion, including all speaker remarks and Q&A
  • PDFs of speakers' slide material (subject to permission)
  • PDFs of the delegate pack, including speaker biographies and attendee list
  • PDFs of delegate articles