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20TRA632 Qualification: Certificate of Competence in Educational Testing (CCET) - BPS verified

20TRA632 Qualification: Certificate of Competence in Educational Testing (CCET) - BPS verified

 

 

 

 

Course Description:

This course is verified by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and leads to an internationally recognised professional qualification in educational testing, the Certificate of Competence in Educational Testing (CCET). The course is comprised of 5 modules, covering specific topics related to testing and assessment including academic attainment testing and intelligence testing. Every course participant is assigned an experienced psychologist as their tutor who will work with them through the course. There is coursework to be submitted throughout this course and submitted to tutors. The assessed work consists of multiple-choice questions, administering a test, writing a report and answering short written questions.

This course is relevant to anyone who works in education but particularly suited to special education teachers or anyone working within the educational setting administering or interpreting psychometric or educational tests. A teaching qualification is recommended but not essential.

The course starts at the very beginning and builds the participants' skills and knowledge as they progress through the course. The topics covered in the course are:

Module 1: Administering and Scoring Tests

- An introduction to testing and assessment

- Different kinds of assessment tools and methods

- How to Administer and Score Educational Tests

Module 2: Understanding Standard Scores

- Different scoring systems used in testing

- Understanding standard scores including t scores, percentiles, age equivalents, Stens and Stanines and more.

Module 3: What Makes a Good test

- Reliability and Validity in testing

- Test Standardisation

Module 4: Factors affecting test results

- Intelligence testing

- Bias and Discrimination in testing

Module 5: Interpreting & Communicating results

- How to interpret score profiles and how to tell what's important and what's not

- Communicating test results to parents, professionals and clients

- Effective Report Writing

What you'll learn

  • How to competently administer and score different psychometric tests (intelligence and attainment tests)
  • What test scores mean and which ones are best to use (standard scores, percentiles, Stens, Stanines, age equivalents)
  • Be able to analyse and understand standardised test results in order to make informed decisions and improve outcomes for students/clients
  • Can differentiate between good tests and not-so-good tests
  • Be able to properly and accurately measure progress in students/clients
  • Make better decisions for students/clients based on assessment results
  • How to clearly and confidently report test results and their meaning to others
  • How to read and understand psychological reports
  • How to write psychometric reports for parents and professionals
  • How to comply with data protection legislation when conducting psychometric tests
  • How to be a confident, competent and effective test user that can make a real difference in your student's/client's lives

Course Properties

Course date 22-09-2022
Course End Date 22-09-2023
Capacity 500
Cut off date 22-09-2023
Individual Price €1550.00
Location Online

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Ionad Tacaíochta Oideachais Thrá Lí
Tralee Education Support Centre

Drom Tacair / Dromthacker,

Trá Lí / Tralee,

Contae Chiarraí / County Kerry,

V92 HK52

066 7195000

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