Tagged: testing

Teacher Workload: After the Standards

There was a small sigh of relief when the Rt Hon. Chris Hipkins announced that National Standards were no longer a government requirement for primary schools to use. Okay; it was more of a...

Individual Testing is Killing Teaching

When I was at school, I can’t remember ever doing a one on one test with my teacher. I’m not saying it didn’t happen. I’m saying I don’t remember it. I do remember being...

Assessment Assessment Assessment

In the current education climate, teachers are finding themselves with the responsibility of making OTJ’s (Overall Teacher Judgements) to report to parents about their child’s academic achievements, but the requirement to have evidence for...