Conference Program


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Wednesday 21 September 2016 – Conference Welcome

5:45pm

Registration Desk Open: ACU Leadership Centre, Level 3, 229 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane, QLD 4001

6:00pm-
8:00pm  
            

Conference Welcome
eXcelsior Indigenous dancers

Thursday 22 September 2016 – Morning

 8:00am

Registration Desk Open:
Stamford Plaza Vestibule, Level 1, 39 Edward Street, Brisbane   QLD 4000

9:00am- 9:30am

Conference Opening
Welcome to Country: Songwoman Maroochy
Anthem: Canterbury College Cantabile Choir

9:30am- 9:45am

Official Opening: Dr Lee-Anne Perry AM (Executive Director, Queensland Catholic Education Commission)

9:45am- 10:30am

Keynote Address:
First principles, reforms and evidence: Setting an agenda for classroom assessment

Professor Joy Cumming & Professor Claire Wyatt-Smith

10:30am- 11:00am

Morning Tea

 

Venue: Grand Ballroom
Discussant: Ernesto Panadero

Venue: River Room
Chair: Joy Cumming

Venue: Raffles 1
Chair: Jill Willis

Venue: Raffles 2 & 3
Chair: Lenore Adie










11:00am-
12:30pm

Symposium:
Involving learners in assessment from early childhood to secondary to adult learners: Alignment of word and deed
[Spain, Canada]

Symposium Paper 1:
Assessment in the early years: A study on classroom practices
Chris DeLuca

Symposium Paper 2:
Secondary teachers collaborative work towards AfL in high school English language arts classrooms
Ann Sherman

Symposium Paper 3:
Teacher supervision and AfL: Using assessment in the service of adult learning
Anne Davies

Engaging students with assessment as learning: Scaffolding classroom practice to build students’ self-efficacy and agentic engagement

[Australia]
Anna Fletcher

Assessment for personalised learning: Towards a whole community approach

[Australia]
Deborah Williams

Marking in a standards-referenced framework

[Australia]
Olivia Radford

Classroom practices that build students' assessment capabilities: Where should professional learning and support be focused?

[New Zealand]
Rosemary Hipkins

Recognising the rhythms of AfL teacher noticing: Connoisseurship, cultural connectedness and collaborative ways of working

[New Zealand, Australia, England]
Bronwen Cowie, Jill Willis and Christine Harrison

Social moderation: An option for sustainable teacher professional learning in assessment?

[New Zealand]
Esther Smaill

Student learning to self-assess: The role of co-regulation

[Canada]
Dany Laveault

How do primary and secondary school teachers in China understand, implement and reflect on classroom assessment?

[China]
Decheng Zhao

The Jetson's world: Online collaborative moderation between small, remote and metropolitan schools

[Australia]
Susanne Jones, Leigh-Anne Williams and Alicia Hoddle

Thursday 22 September 2016 – Afternoon

12:30pm- 1:30pm

Lunch/
Poster Session

Assessment to support student learning and development: The Singapore PERI holistic assessment journey
[Singapore]
Jieying Ng, Sheng Lim, Kangya He, Xiao Yun Sherlyn Seah

Teachers' learning that bridge the gap between the 'letter' and the 'spirit' of assessment practice
[Japan]

Sae Yamamoto and Masahiro Arimoto

Assessment components in Yokote Seiryo Gakuin
[Japan]

Syoji Zeze










1:30pm- 3:00pm

Venue: Grand Ballroom
Discussant
:
Susan Brookhart

Venue: River Room
Chair:
Marijne Slager

Venue: Raffles 1
Chair: Christine Jackson

Venue: Raffles 2 & 3
Chair:
Jill Willis

Symposium:
Considering the impact of human and social conditions on Assessment for Learning: Implications for practice

[USA, Australia, New Zealand]

Symposium Paper 1:  
The human and social experience: Too easily glossed over in classroom assessment
Lois Harris and Gavin Brown

Symposium Paper 2:
Student self-assessment: An overview of research and problems of practice
Heidi Andrade and Gavin Brown

Symposium Paper 3:
Peer assessment - collaborative learning more than collaborative scoring: Implications from a review
Ernesto Panadero

Symposium Paper 4:
Changing perspectives about assessment for learning through teacher education
Mary Hill and Gayle Eyers


Enhancing the use of Assessment for Learning in South African classrooms: Addressing the equity and redress challenge

[South Africa]
Anil Kanjee

 

Assessment supporting high school student learning in language arts

[Canada]
Ann Sherman

Practical, research-based ways to use assessment to support adult, school and system learning

[Canada]
Anne Davies

A picture of formative assessment in the Philippines

[Philippines, USA, Australia]
Louie Cagasan, Esther Care, Pam Robertson, and Rebekah Luo

Assessment as learning – successes, and leading for successes, in a high school context

[Australia]
Marta Cassidy and Joseph Guss

Valuing partnerships in assessment: Building sustainable professional learning

[New Zealand]
Jenny Poskitt

Assessment geopolitics? Understanding assessment change in the Republic of Ireland

[Ireland]
Anne Looney

Classroom assessment being informed by large scale assessment: The case of the Pacific Islands literacy and numeracy assessment

[Fiji]
Torika Taoi and Mere Vadei

Professional learning in assessment for South Australian teachers

[Australia]
Hassan Mekawy and Bob Buxton

3:00pm- 3:30pm

Afternoon Tea
&

Book Launch: Laveault, D. & Allal, L. (Eds.). (2016). Assessment for learning: Meeting the challenge of implementation. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer.
[http://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783319392097]

3:30pm- 5:00pm

Panel Discussion
Assessment for Learning: Where are we?
Chair: Dany Laveault
Panellists: Kelvin Tan (Singapore); Sue Swaffield (UK);
Heidi Andrade (USA); Ernesto Panadero (Spain); Lenore Adie (Australia)


Friday 23 September 2016 – Morning

Announcing an exciting new addition to the RICA Conference program:
Breakfast panel

7:00am

Registration Desk Open:
Stamford Plaza Foyer

7.15am - 8.40am

Breakfast Panel
Reforms in senior schooling: Assessment policy, practice and research International Perspectives
Chair: Claire Wyatt-Smith
Panellists: Louise Hayward (Scotland); Hassan Mekawy (Australia); Kari Smith (Norway); Anne Looney (Ireland)
Venue: Grand Ballroom

 

This session will bring together leading researchers who are well-positioned to reflect on their country’s present assessment issues and practice and policy directions. Panellists will comment on their country’s philosophy for educational outcomes and the impact of current assessment approaches, as well as new thinking about supporting young people’s learning and well-being.

 

Breakfast will be provided.

8:40am- 9:00am

Tea and Coffee will be available in the Grand Ballroom Foyer

9:00am - 10:00am

Keynote Address:
What kind of learning do we want - and how can classroom assessment encourage it?
Professor Gordon Stobart

10:00am- 10:30am

Morning Tea

10:30am- 12:00pm

Venue: Grand Ballroom
Discussant: Hassan Mekawy

Venue: River Room
Chair:
Marijne Slager

Venue: Raffles 1
Chair: Anna du Plessis

Venue: Raffles 2 & 3
Chair: Lenore Adie

Symposium:
Professional learning in assessment - A South Australian perspective

[Australia]

 

Symposium Paper 1:
Professional learning in the
SACE
Hassan Mekawy

 

Symposium Paper 2:
Institute of Educational Assessors
Bob Buxton

ISQ Progression Points – promoting a continuum approach to the Australian Curriculum in English and mathematics

[Australia]
Jenene Rosser

Laying the foundation for assessment reform in Sydney Catholic Schools

[Australia]
Paul Cahill

Developing teacher and student understanding of achievement standards

[Australia]
Lenore Adie and Jill Willis

Student-led assessment incorporating assistive technology for a diverse range of learners in the classroom

[Australia]
Kristyne Smith and Kathleen Bennett

Functions of assessment in teacher education

[Norway]
Kari Smith

 

Finding the pieces of the engagement puzzle: Student voice and choice in assessment practices

[Australia]
Tiffany Ross

Assessment adjustments for students with disability: Raising the bar not the barrier
[Australia]
Joy Cumming and Elizabeth Dickson

Up-scaling assessment: Developing ‘Assessment Frameworks’ for integrated, inquiry-based professional curricula in higher education

[Hong Kong]
Susan Bridges

Using video technology to enable student voice in assessment feedback
[Australia]
Fabienne van der Kleij, Lenore Adie, Joy Cumming

12:00pm- 1:00pm

Lunch

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Friday 23 September 2016 – Afternoon














1:00pm- 2:30pm

Venue: Grand Ballroom
Discussants:
Jill Willis and Lenore Adie

Venue: River Room
Chair:
Graham Maxwell

Venue: Raffles 1
Chair: Joy Cumming

Venue: Raffles 2 & 3
Chair: Anna du Plessis

Symposium:
Fight or flight? Risking self in formative practice for shaping learner agency
[Australia]

Symposium Paper 1:
Reflecting on a school's transition into formative assessment, and transformational assessment practices for the junior school 
Bruce Addison

Symposium Paper 2:
The importance of holistic care in the support of student learning 
Alix Vann

Symposium Paper 3:
Understanding the adolescent brain to inform formative assessment 
Ruth Jans

Symposium Paper 4:
The grades/feedback nexus: See the formative forest rather than the summative tree
Stephen Woods

Symposium Paper 5:
'Noticing', reframing and introducing 'criterial literacy': Impact on sense of self and student agency
Kay Kimber


A question of alignment
[UK]
Louise Hayward

Engaging students and improving learning through quality classroom assessment: The Singapore story

[Singapore]
Kangya He, Jieying Ng and Yoke Gen Ginny Lee

Ethics, moral dilemmas and assessment practices and policies: Exposing optical illusions
[New Zealand] Roseanna Bourke

What is the border between formative and summative assessment for 21st century learning?
[Australia]
Jo Dargusch and Claire Wyatt-Smith

Sustaining teacher professional development in assessment to improve student learning
[Singapore]
Xiao Yun Sherlyn Seah, Sheng Lim and Fangxi Tan

Assessment for learning territories: A cartography of practices

[Australia]
Jennifer Charteris and Dianne Smardon

 

Curricula alignment, classroom assessment practices and teacher competency standards: The critical role of learning outcomes

[Fiji]
Mere Vadei and Torika Taoi

 

Rethinking Indigenous ways to literacy assessment: Hands that speak, feet that tell the story
[Australia]
Kathy Mills

2:30pm- 3:00pm

Afternoon Tea

3:00pm- 4:00pm

Panel Discussion
Classroom Assessment: Where to Now?
Chair: Joy Cumming
Panellists: Chris de Luca (Canada); Anil Kanjee (South Africa); Mary Hill (New Zealand); and Anne Davies (Canada)

4:00pm- 4:15pm

Closing and Thank You


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