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Curriculum and Assessment Review


Published by capita01 for Capita Conferences in Education

Curriculum and Assessment Review
Friday, 26 September 2014  -  Cardiff 


  • Chair: Robin Hughes
    General Secretary
    ASCL Cymru
  • Keynote: Keith Davies AM
    Children, Young People and Education Committee
  • Keynote: Bethan Jenkins AM
    Children, Young People and Education Committee
  • Tim Pratt
    Caerleon Comprehensive School
  • Martin Matthews
    Glyn Derw High School
  • Chris Parry
    Lewis School
  • William Graham AM
    Enterprise and Learning Committee
  • Debbie Harteveld
    Assistant Director
    Education Achievement Service for South East Wales
  • Russell Dwyer
    St Thomas Community Primary School
  • Elen Roberts
    Head of Welsh in Education
    Education Achievement Service for South East Wales 
    and Member
    Review of Welsh Second Language at Key Stages 3 and 4 Group
  • Professor Faron Moller
    Technocamps and
    Professor of Computer Science
    Swansea University



Aims & Objectives

Our Curriculum and Assessment Review Conference comes at a time of unprecedented change to the design and delivery of education in Wales. With a comprehensive, wide ranging and independent review underway, as well as a number of working groups all designed to herald a clear vision for education in Wales, now is the time to consider the implications of these changes to the every day running of your school.

With statutory changes to the curriculum being realised from 2015, this conference addresseskey areas of change including:

• Revision to the areas of learning and the programmes of study to align with the Literacy and Numeracy Framework
• Expanding the LNF from the Foundation stage towards the new GCSEs and Welsh Baccalaureate
• Advancement of 21st skills around science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) and computing
• Developing the right approach to assessment and the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA)
• Preparing staff and students for a new curriculum with strategic development and resource planning

Attend this event to take away workable strategies and practical steps for the smooth implementation of the forthcoming seminal reforms, ultimately ensuring students are well prepared for future jobs.

Benefits of Attending

  • Hear directly from Assembly Members advising on the direction of curriculum in Wales and pose your questions and concerns
  • Gain advice on the teaching of computing as a the fourth science
    from a leading expert
  • Receive practical recommendations from an array of leading Headteachers to ensure the smooth implementation of changes to the curriculum
  • Take away best practice examples on the tracking and assessment of the Literacy and Numeracy Framework
  • Benefit from an update on the implementation of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) and STEM subjects to ensure students are equipped with the skills to compete on a global stage
or contact Richard Goddard - / 020 7960 7719


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