Category Archives for : Assessment and Reporting

Good news from the DfE

Good news from the DfE

It is not often that an edict from the DfE is good news but many special schools with PMLD pupils will probably breathe a sigh of relief when they see.

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Optional Modules for SEN

Optional Modules for SEN

The huge variety of special needs evidenced by children mean that every special school or unit is unique in one way or another. But When it comes to teaching evidence.

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MEASURING ENGAGEMENT IN PRE-FORMAL STAGE PUPILS – WHAT ARE THE OPTIONS?

MEASURING ENGAGEMENT IN PRE-FORMAL STAGE PUPILS – WHAT ARE THE OPTIONS?

Back in 2017, the Rochford Panel pronounced on the future of SEND pupil assessment and recommended that all children with EHCPs should have their performance targets based primarily on the.

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Teachers offered free software during Corona crisis

Teachers offered free software during Corona crisis

Earwig has announced that during the Covid-19 crisis every school in the country can use our software for free. The software will enable pupils to upload their work in multimedia.

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Ickburgh School – how they use Earwig to measure progress

Ickburgh School – how they use Earwig to measure progress

When I visit a school that runs Earwig it is very rewarding to see the enthusiasm of the staff that use it, particularly the Senior Leadership.  This generates a virtuous.

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OFSTED CIF IS NOW THE EIF – what’s the impact?

OFSTED CIF IS NOW THE EIF – what’s the impact?

Last autumn Ofsted introduced the new Education Inspection Framework. This made significant changes to the way that inspectors examine teaching evidence and pupil assessment data. So those stress-inducing ‘deep dives’.

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Ready to get engaged?

Ready to get engaged?

A summary of the DfE Engagement Model guidance   If you work with SLD or PMLD children you’ll have heard about the new Engagement Model, but you’re probably dreading having.

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Ofsted say: ‘Don’t take too much evidence’

Ofsted say: ‘Don’t take too much evidence’

Teachers close to burn out as stress levels rise There has been even more evidence produced that teachers are dangerously close to burn out. The 2019 Teacher Wellbeing report conducted by the.

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Earwig now holds 3 million images

Earwig now holds 3 million images

Earwig has just reached a new milestone of 3 million images saved by teachers within Earwig. (As well as 1.3 million records and over 130,000 videos all saved over the.

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PUPIL ASSESSMENT IN SEND IS IN A STATE OF FLUX

PUPIL ASSESSMENT IN SEND IS IN A STATE OF FLUX

When Earwig started life five years ago as a teaching evidence and assessment tool for schools, I had no idea that we would soon become the biggest repository of information.

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