How to Become an Early Years Assessor

April 29, 2024

How To Become An Early Years Assessor

In childcare and early years education (EYFS) in the UK, assessors are responsible for making sure everyone working in these fields is competent, knowledgeable, and able to provide professional care and education to children.

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city and guilds monitor training providers

February 29, 2024

How Does City and Guilds Monitor Training Providers?

Through the work of their External Quality Assurers (EQAs), City and Guilds monitor training providers to ensure that all training meets their required quality standards and uphold the value of qualifications they provide. But how exactly do City and Guilds monitor training providers? Here’s everything approved centres need to know. What is City and Guilds?  […]

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what is holistic assessment

February 15, 2024

What is Holistic Assessment in the Education Sector?

You’ve probably heard the term ‘holistic assessment’ thrown about in educational circles. This method of assessment is gaining significant recognition and popularity in both the academic and professional world. Whatever walk of life you’re in, the word “holistic” is likely a buzzword you’ve heard before. A quick glance at this chart shows the written use […]

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Different types of assessment methods

February 1, 2024

Different Types Of Assessment Methods

If you’re already an assessor or are thinking about becoming an assessor, then you’ll already know that there are a variety of methods of assessment. Sometimes, these are set out by the awarding body, especially in cases where candidates are expected to carry out specific tasks to pass or show that they can do something […]

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January 26, 2024

How To Become A Qualified Assessor

Whether you’re looking to assess full-time or incorporate it into your existing role, becoming a qualified assessor can help you unlock all sorts of career opportunities. It’s great if you want a job that provides personal fulfilment and the chance to impact others’ careers and development significantly. Here’s a simple guide that will equip you […]

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January 15, 2024

Essential IQA Skills to Advance Your Career

If you want to advance your career as an IQA (Internal Quality Assurer), then there are some essential IQA skills you’ll need, no matter what industry or sector you work in, that will help you enhance your prospects and assist you in climbing the career ladder and reaching the top. The Role of an IQA […]

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assessor courses in the uk

November 29, 2023

Assessor Courses in the UK: Your Ultimate Guide

Anybody interested in becoming an assessor, or existing assessors requiring an official assessor qualification to continue their current role, will see that there is a baffling variety of qualifications available. Here’s your straightforward guide to assessor courses in the UK and how to pick the right one for you. What does an Assessor do? Before […]

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QTLS Guide Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills Status

October 27, 2023

QTLS Guide: Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills Status

If you’ve decided to become a teacher, then choosing the right course and route to follow can seem like a daunting challenge. There are a multitude of qualifications, courses, and career paths that can often bewilder newcomers and even seasoned professionals. There are multiple university options, such as a Post-Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), Bachelor […]

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what does an EQA do

October 20, 2023

What does an EQA do? – The Role of an External Quality Assurer

Every educational institution requires an External Quality Assessment conducted by an EQA. But what does an EQA do? The role of an External Quality Assurer (EQA) is to check that training organisations, colleges and other approved centres are operating to the standards set by their Awarding Organisation. They provide advice and support to these centres, […]

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responsibilities of an assessor

October 3, 2023

The Roles and Responsibilities of an Assessor

Being an assessor is an important role, both for the candidates you interact with and the centre, college or company you work for.  If you’ve been assessed to gain a qualification yourself, then you’ll probably remember how large the assessor loomed in your mind!  Since the assessor is the person who decides whether or not […]

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