What influences moderation and standards maintenance in school-based summative assessment?

Suto, Irenka; Shiell, Hannah
November 2009
Education Journal;Nov2009, Issue 119, p41
The article focuses on several factors that influence the moderation and standards maintenance in school-based summative assessment in England. There are three conditions that are very influential to the summative assessment such as high stakes judgements, opportunities for sharing understanding of teacher assessment procedures, and use of guidance on grading. It also presents several factors that affect the moderation including teacher training, school targets, and resourcing.


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