Emeritus Professor Dylan Wiliam, Educational Assessment, University College London is returning to Australia, visiting Perth in September 2020.

A former teacher, Emeritus Professor Wiliam has served in a number of roles in university administration, including Dean of a School of Education, and for the last 15 years, has pursued a research program focused on supporting teachers to develop their use of assessment in support of learning. He has co-authored a major review of research evidence on formative assessment and continues to work with groups of teachers all over the world on developing formative assessment practices.

Embedding Formative Assessment

A large and growing evidence base suggests helping teachers to develop their use of minute-to-minute and day-by-day assessment is one of the most powerful ways to support student learning, if not the most powerful. Emeritus Professor Dylan Wiliam will explore:

• why an increase in educational achievement is needed: what’s been tried, and why it hasn’t worked
• what formative assessment is (and isn’t) and why formative assessment needs to be the priority for every school
• practical techniques for implementing formative assessment, and
• how to sustain the development of formative assessment with teacher learning communities.

Perth 2020

QELi is delighted to be hosting Emeritus Professor Dylan Wiliam in Perth on Thursday 10 September 2020. Event registration will open shortly. Please register an expression of interest to be notified as soon as further information is available.