1410, 2019

Application tips: Mapping membership grades to assessors job roles

Are you an assessor thinking about joining The Assessors Guild? Not sure what membership level would be best for you? We have mapped a list of typical job roles to different membership levels as a guide below. Whilst the following list is not exhaustive, they are examples of typical roles [...]

2509, 2019

Become an Approved End Point Assessor with BCS

BCS End Point Assessor Training and Selection Course   Are you interested in working alongside BCS on digital apprenticeship standards? The BCS Assessment and Selection Course is aimed at current practitioners within the sector who are looking to work alongside BCS to support new talent coming in to their sector. [...]

1408, 2019

What are the Assessors Guild Professional Standards?

One of the founding principles of The Assessors Guild is to provide a set of Professional Standards which members adhere to, to safeguard the successful delivery of assessment and ensure the recognition of our members. These standards for our Registered Practitioner Members and Managing Practitioners provide a framework for quality [...]

3007, 2019

The Assessors Guild welcomes new Assured CPD provider Cambridge Assessment

We are delighted to welcome Cambridge Assessment Network to our Assured CPD providers. Cambridge Assessment Network provides professional development programmes and expert training for assessment professionals and organisations in the UK and internationally. We are offering the following courses to our members as assured CPD: A101: Introducing the Principles of [...]

2706, 2019

Spotlight Fellow: Tom Doran FCMI FIC FTAG

I am a Management Consultant with over 38 years management experience mainly in the utility/energy sector.  I specialise in management performance,  staff development, assessment, coaching and mentoring.  I am committed to the development of managers and dedicated to supporting and building on existing skills, giving managers the focus and support [...]

2706, 2019

EPA 2019: delegate poll results on end point assessment reforms

  Our inaugural joint conference attracted over 170 delegates including exhibitors, speakers, independent assessors and assessment organisations to the Marriot Hotel in Leicester. We had high profile speakers from both industry and regulatory bodies such as the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education and Ofqual. The topics discussed included external [...]

2106, 2019

Who are the technical and vocational assessment community?

The assessor community is diverse in terms of roles, experience and qualifications. There is no one type of assessor but instead a breadth of educationalists involved in promoting learner achievement. We need to be embracing the skills, knowledge and behaviours that different assessors bring to learning and share the culture [...]