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

5th May 2023
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Ben Rockliffe, AlphaPlus’s Deputy Director of Assessment explains how to ensure assessment content is inclusive of culture, equality and diversity. As an international education services company specialising in assessment, AlphaPlus spends a lot of time creating assessments. Clearly, we focus a lot on the subject and level of the content being assessed, but there are

26th April 2023
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AlphaPlus is seeking to establish a pool of freelance editorial associates. The work will involve editing and/or proof-reading a range of documents generated by AlphaPlus for its clients, and quality assuring the work of other editors/proof-readers. The scope of the work will be indicated in individual work schedules but will normally involve the review of