Identified Best Practice in Moderation

National Quality Assurance and Moderation Support Officers (QAMSOs) in 2017-18 identified the following as best practice:

  • Assessment and moderation as a priority across the Authority
  • Regular meetings with QAMSOs and QAMSO experience being used to plan events
  • Clear focus through steering groups
  • Tiers of drivers – QIOs/HTs/Moderation Coordinators/Teachers – shared expectation on all
  • Effective use of in-service for moderation – planned for
  • Sectors working together
  • Calendar of planned events
  • Local banks of evidence as reference points
  • Each school contributing to evidence gathering for QAMSO events or local events