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Examination Access Arrangements for General Qualifications

18 November 2022 @ 09:30 - 16:00
This course is for everyone involved in Access Arrangements assessments for General Qualifications.

This course is for everyone involved in Access Arrangements assessments for General Qualifications (e.g. GCSE, A levels). This includes Access Arrangements Assessors, SENCOs, Examinations Officers and Educational Psychologists working at school and FE level.

Information about the ‘Access Arrangements Online’ system for applying for Access Arrangements will be covered, including changes for the 2022/23 JCQ regulations.

What does the training cover?

  • Rationale for access arrangements
  • Access arrangements online—how to apply and recent changes
  • Types of access arrangements
  • Recommendations for tests and assessments
  • Roles, responsibilities and systems
  • Completing form 8
  • Case Studies
  • Copies of recommended tests will be available for examination

This course is SASC approved and every delegate will receive a certificate.

Training led by: Lia Castiglione
The course tutor is Lia Castiglione. Lia has been teaching and supporting learners of all ages for over 25 years and in varying educational settings. She is a specialist teacher who is highly experienced in all aspects of access  arrangements, has held a current Assessment Practising Certificate since 2008 and regularly assesses in schools and colleges. Lia is the co-creator of a postgraduate access arrangements assessor course and is the author of the Patoss/JCQ book, ‘Assessing the Need for Access Arrangements’. Lia serves on the SASC board of directors.

Audience: Specialist Teachers, SENCos, Inclusion Co-ordinators, Examination Officers and EPs

Cost: £150 + VAT /person (refreshments & lunch included)

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