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Prof Gordon Stobart to present at Adelaide events

The SACE Board’s Institute of Educational Assessors (IEA) will play host to Prof Gordon Stobar. one of the world’s leading experts on educational assessment. Stobart will share his insights with public, independent, and Catholic sector teachers at an assessment masterclass on Wednesday 7 June and the annual IEA conference on Friday 9 June.

A founding member of the Assessment Reform Group and leading researcher in the field of educational assessment, Stobart will impress upon South Australian educators their key role in driving more dynamic learning and assessments for students in the 21st century.

“The education landscape is changing at a rapid rate and, as teachers, students, and parents try to make sense of what ‘career readiness’ means in the 21st century, there is one thing for certain: the role of assessment in education is now more important than ever,” said Chief Executive of the SACE Board, Dr Neil McGoran.

Assessment Masterclass with Prof Gordon Stobart
Leaders driving reform in 21st Century learning and assessment
Wednesday 7 June 2017, 4.30 pm to 6.30 pm. To register

IEA Assessment Conference 2017
Impact of 21st century learning and capabilities on classroom assessment
Friday 9 June 2017, 8.30 am to 3 pm. To register

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