1,000,000 judgements: what have we learned?

Today we reached a landmark 1 million judgements on nomoremarking.com. So what have we learned along the way?

CJ can reduce workload. Teachers are reporting reduced workload as there is no longer any need for standardisation and moderation.

CJ tests can measure with higher reliability and validity than specifically designed test batteries. Researchers at Loughborough University are revealing the power of simple questions in maths.

CJ can be used to improve the design of assessments. Ofqual solved the problem of exam boards producing qualifications of different difficulty.

CJ can be used to maintain standards in national examinations. In Victoria, researchers are exploring how you can measure changes in performance over time in national examinations.

Without CJ teachers can be a little over-optimistic! In this experiment, teachers were surprised to find their pupils hadn’t made us much progress as they had hoped.

Teacher assessment, given the right support, can be reliable and unbiased. Coursework has had a bad press recently, but this head of department shows how to get a department judging fairly and rigorously.

Standards in Maths haven’t fallen as much as we might think!  Researchers at Loughborough university answer an age old question using CJ, and comes up with a surprising result.

You can use CJ to measure how effective your interventions are. Derek, from Raleigh, NC, finds out that the teaching in his department needs improvement! 

CJ allows you to measure what you really want to measure. In which Daisy Christodolou at Ark puts all their mark schemes on a big bonfire.

You can build a robust assessment model on CJ. Our flagship product designed to help schools measure progress.

CJ stops everyone arguing about standards. Primary school teachers are suprised to find they can judge their entire year group in 7 minutes!

Eleven year olds like to write about dragons! And then good old Josh turns up. We find out more about the creative writing of 11 year olds.
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