17 Aug 2016
‘Tracking is not assessment, learning is not linear and teaching is not easy.’ Assessment for Learning without Limits by Dame Alison Peacock has been worth the wait. It provides a commentary and plenty of examples of how schools are making assessment without levels and limits work. But if anyone is looking for quick fixes, tricks and short-cuts, it’s not for them. It is essential reading, however, for any educator who is thinking carefully about what constitutes progress, how this emerges from the curriculum and how to ensure, in the words of Tim Oates that ‘every child, with the right support, is capable of anything.'