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Assessment: getting the measure of what recent commentators have said

Research Reviews
Author: Lisa Pettifer


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  2. Ashman, G. (2018). The Truth About Teaching (London: Sage)
  3. The Assessment Reform Group (1999). Beyond the Black Box. Available at: https://www.aaia.org.uk/content/uploads/2010/06/Assessment-for-Learning-Beyond-the-Black-Box.pdf
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  6. Carter, A.(2015) The Carter Review of Initial Teacher Training. Available at https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/399957/Carter_Review.pdf
  7. Christodoulou, D. (2013). The Adverb Problem. Available at: https://thewingtoheaven.wordpress.com/2013/11/24/the-adverb-problem/
  8. Christodoulou, D. (2017) Making Good Progress? The Future of Assessment for Learning. (London: Oxford University Press)
  9. Coe, R. (2013) Improving education. A Triumph of Hope Over Experience. Available at: http://www.cem.org/attachments/publications/ImprovingEducation2013.pdf
  10. Didau, D. (2015). What If Everything You Knew About Education Was Wrong? (Carmarthen: Crown House Publishing)
  11. Evidence Based Education The Assessment Lead Programme. Available at: https://evidencebased.education/assessment-academy-assessment-lead-programme/
  12. Education Endowment Foundation Assessing and Monitoring Pupil Progress. Available at: https://educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/tools/assessing-and-monitoring-pupil-progress/
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  14. Fletcher-Wood, H. (2018). Responsive Teaching (Abingdon: Routledge)
  15. Hendrick, C., and McPherson, R. (2017). What Does This Look Like in The Classroom? (Woodbridge: John Catt)
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  17. Mccrae, P.(2017). Memorable Teaching. (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform)
  18. National Foundation for Educational Research (2018) Assessment Digest. Available at: https://www.nfer.ac.uk/news-events/nfer-spotlight/nfer-assessment-hub-for-schools/
  19. Ofsted (2008). Assessment for Learning: the Impact of National Strategy Support. Available at: https://www.scribd.com/document/82773108/Ofsted-Report-on-Assessment-for-Learning-2008
  20. Quigley, A. (2017). The problem with past papers. Available at: https://www.theconfidentteacher.com/2017/04/the-problem-with-past-exam-papers/
  21. Sumeracki, M., Weinstein, Y. (2019). Understanding How We Learn (Abingdon: Routledge)
  22. Turner, S. (2016). Secondary Curriculum and Assessment Design (London: Bloomsbury)