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14th May 2024
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Salary:  £34,000 – £40,000 depending on qualifications and experience Closing date for applications: 3 June 2024 at 9.00 am AlphaPlus is an education service business specialising in standards, assessment and certification. We help our clients design, develop, deploy and evaluate qualifications and their underpinning assessments. As part of our wider work, AlphaPlus regularly develops and delivers

5th December 2023
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AlphaPlus is proud to announce the we have now gained the Great Place To Work Certification™. Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. They help organisations quantify their culture and produce better business results by creating a high-trust work experience for all employees. Backed by 30 years of data the Great Place To

31st October 2023
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At AlphaPlus we develop a range of assessments for different clients. Each assessment produces indications of a learner’s performance; this article discusses two common approaches we use to help learners and teachers interpret this information. Why do we need standardised scores? All assessments result in raw scores. This relates to the total number of marks

31st October 2023
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Unconscious bias: a prejudice or stereotype individuals hold about certain groups of people that they aren’t consciously aware of having. We are all guilty of it. Born with a predisposition to favour the familiar, unconscious bias is impossible to avoid. Our background, life experiences and cultural contexts shape our attitudes and values. Whether it is

30th May 2023
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Introduction Almost every project we do is undertaken with support of the AlphaPlus’ associates. We’re aware that the strength and depth of capability at AlphaPlus relies in no small part on our associates – on your expertise and diligence, and your understanding of the complex education world in which we work. We want to ensure

30th May 2023
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AlphaPlus is delighted to announce that we are working with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to deliver the International Early Learning Child Well-being Study in England on behalf of the Department for Education. On this Page: What is IELS? AlphaPlus’ role Timeline FAQs Privacy Contact us What is IELS? The International Early

26th May 2023
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John Winkley Director of Business Development shares his thoughts about on-screen formative assessments Formative assessment is the process used by a teacher or learner to review and check learning, with a view to adjusting future teaching and learning based on what learners do and do not understand. Crucially, the assessment questions themselves are not ‘formative’;

12th May 2023
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Professional standards and national assessments Professional standards set out the skills, knowledge and behaviours that represent technical and ethical competence for a profession and support professional growth. Professional standards can: set clear expectations about effective practice within a profession and identify entry points into a profession enable professionals to reflect on their practice, individually and

11th May 2023
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Hannah Rowe and Priya Dutta, Assessment Managers at AlphaPlus, talk about their experience working with the Department for Education on the National Assessment Accreditation System (NAAS). Background AlphaPlus worked with the Department for Education from 2019 to 2023 on the National Assessment and Accreditation System (NAAS) for child and family social workers. NAAS enabled child