Below are some topical websites on assessment that you may find useful. The websites are listed alphabetically by country. This resource list will be updated regularly.
This site contains links to state and territories information on Education. The link below is to their section on assessment and reporting.
Country Areas Program
This site is part of the Equity Directorate of the NSW Department of Education and Training and contributes to the enhancement of the learning outcomes for students in geographically isolated areas so that their learning outcomes match those of other students.
Curriculum Corporation Assessment for Learning
This site has been developed by Curriculum Corporation on behalf of the education departments of the states, territories and Commonwealth of Australia. It contains information and resources regarding their Assessment for Learning project.
Teaching and Learning Exchange
The Teaching and Learning Exchange (TaLE) is a single gateway where teachers, school leaders and parents can easily locate resources and research to support the learning of students. TaLE provides access to quality teaching resources developed by the NSW Department of Education and Training.
General Teaching Council (GTC) for England
The GTC is the professional body for teaching in England. A key part of the GTC's role is to advise government and other education partners on issues affecting the profession, based on teachers' views and expertise. This site contains many articles and research on assessment.
and follow the links to 'Research'.
Kings College London Education and Professional Studies
Read about the work of Professor Dylan Wiliam, and download many useful articles on assessment.
QCA Qualifications and Curriculum Authority
QCA keeps the national curriculum for England under review and leads on its development in curriculum and assessment. They set the standards for children's learning from the ages of 3 to 14.
The Assessment Reform Group
The aim of the Assessment Reform Group (ARG) is to ensure that assessment policy and practice at all levels takes account of relevant research evidence. In pursuit of this aim the main targets for the Group's activity or task are policy-makers in government and related agencies. It also works closely with teachers, teacher organisations and local education authority staff to advance understanding of the roles, purposes and impacts of assessment.
The Association for Achievement and Improvement through Assessment (AAIA)
The aim of the Association is to promote pupil achievement through the processes of effective assessment, recording and reporting.
Assessment Training Institute
The Assessment Training Institute helps K-12 educators improve learning by combining student-involved classroom assessment with day-to-day instruction. View this website to learn more about the Assessment Training Institute's professional development programs, training materials and leadership training.