Assessment in secondary modern foreign languages
Assessment in secondary modern foreign languages

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Further reading

CLIO (2000) ‘Could Try Harder’ – The LEARN Project: Guidance for Schools on Assessment for Learning, Bristol, CLIO Centre for Assessment Studies.
Hargreaves, D. (2001) ‘Opening minds: increasing opportunities – a future for the school curriculum’, paper presented at the RSA/SHA conference, November.
Little, D. (2005) ‘The Common European Framework and the European Language Portfolio: involving learners and their judgement in the assessment process’, Language Testing, vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 321–36.
McCallum, B. (2000) Formative Assessment: Implications for Classroom Practice, Qualifications and Curriculum Association © Crown Copyright.
Sebba, J., Deakin Crick, R., Yu, G., Lawson, H., Harlen, W. and Durant, K. (2008) Systematic Review of Research Evidence of the Impact on Students in Secondary Schools of Self and Peer Assessment, EPPI-Centre, Social Science Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London, 1614T.
The European Centre for Modern Languages (ECML), which is based in Graz, Austria, has produced a number of very good training and learning materials, including some to train pupil teachers to use the ELP: Using the European Portfolio for Student Teachers of Languages (EPOSTL). You can find more information on the EPOSTL website [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .

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