Raising Standards Together


The Key Stages 2 and 3 external verification programme

The Key Stages 2 and 3 external verification programme for English, Welsh, mathematics and science is a key part of the Welsh Government plans to improve the accuracy and reliability of teacher assessments.
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Securing teacher assessment – programme of external verification: Programme report
Securing teacher assessment – programme of external verification: Programme report – Year 2

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The programme commenced in April 2015 and is being delivered by the Partnership, which consists of the four regional consortia working together as a collective body.

A key focus of the programme is to strengthen the accuracy and consistency of teacher assessment through high-quality feedback to teachers, headteachers and local authorities/regional consortia.

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