In this episode, three experienced teachers offer a range of tips, ideas and advice for effective marking, feedback and assessment practices in the classroom. Themes include workload reduction, in-class marking, whole-class feedback, specific techniques & more...

This episode follows-up our incredibly popular quality first teaching podcast ( with a specific focus on effective marking and feedback practices for teachers.

Our guests offer ideas, tips and pedagogy to help you ensure your marking and feedback is effective.

Themes include the purposes of classroom/teacher assessment, what should be in a school’s assessment policy, consistency across the school, using assessment to inform/improve our curriculum planning, target-setting, tracking progress, using assessment data well, assessment points and spotting and addressing misconceptions.

We offer marking tips to reduce workload, including how to “live mark” during lessons, verbal mark schemes, self and peer-assessment, code-marking, other forms of in-class assessment (hinge questions, exit tickets etc).

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