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Federation for Industry Sector Skills & Standards appoints new Chief Executive with radical brief to change direction and put Employers' Skills Issues on the agenda


The Assessors Guild November Conference

The Assessors Guild, headed by Sam Taylor, plan a conference not to be forgotten on the 13th of November. On the day, attendees will be able to dive into the world of assessment and policy on a mission to make policy practical.

What is Assessment?

Assessment is about making judgments about learners’ competence through evidence that links to relevant outcomes relating to specific subjects or roles. This may be standards or qualification driven.

Formative and End Point Assessors are under-represented and need professional recognition

The Assessors Guild is the Professional Membership Body for the assessor and quality assurance practitioner community. Assessors, both formative and End Point are at times under-represented and need professional recognition, particularly as this section of vocational and technical educators are crucial to the success of learners learning a trade or skill.

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