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Learning For Life: An introduction to Power Skills and Applied Learning at Aspirations Academies Trust cover

Learning For Life: An introduction to Power Skills and Applied Learning at Aspirations Academies Trust

Aspirations Academies Trust is embedding Applied Learning and Power Skills across its curriculum, preparing students for real-world challenges through innovative projects and interdisciplinary approaches....
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Learner Profiles: A richer picture of learning for students

Discover how Wapping High School is designing and implementing a Learner Profile, going beyond traditional assessments to capture the wider skills essential for life....
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Rethinking Assessment: A commitment to change

We would like to see a commitment made by all political parties for every young person to have the opportunity to demonstrate the breadth of their learning, skills and achievements through a digital learner profile....
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Rethinking Assessment and Skills Builder partner to help schools and colleges evidence skills and knowledge across the curriculum

Rethinking Assessment and Skills Builder launch new learner profile Google Site templates designed around the Skills Builder framework....
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Tips for Implementing Innovative Courses During Key Stage 4: An introduction to School Designed Courses

In this blog, Deputy Head of King's High School in Warwick, Phil Seal, gives his insight and perspectives on creating school designed courses and offering greater breadth and flexibility to students and teachers at Key Stage 4....

Melbourne Assessment issues new qualification

The University of Melbourne’s Melbourne Assessment research unit have issued a new qualification, the Australian Learner Competency Credential (the Australian LCC)….

Oracy can be assessed

Amanda Moorghen, Head of Impact and Research at Voice 21 considers the challenges of assessing oracy….

Extended Project Qualifications: What do the statistics say about student growth?

iI seems the ideal moment for AQi to explore what the statistics say about how completing an EPQ can improve progression to Higher Education, degree course outcomes and social mobility….
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To rethink assessment, we also need to rethink school accountability

We need to rethink school accountability to remove the unintended glass ceiling which can limit student achievement...

Why Learner Profiles are the future for assessment in primary

Primary School teacher from Pinner Wood School, Harrow, shares their journey with learner profiles…
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Rethinking Assessment digital learner profile pilots: learnings so far

Five learnings from our digital learner profile pilots in England...
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A National Baccalaureate for England – find out more and get involved

NBT launches pilot program to enable schools & colleges to run their own accredited baccalaureate programmes...
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