Observation and Assessment in Early Years
‘WATCH, WAIT, WONDER … making learning visible in Early Years’
This event focuses on capturing significant moments in learning – noticing, analysing and responding. What really matters to young children? During the day, we will explore a range of excellent systems for gathering and recording young children’s development, interests and fascinations.
- to highlight the importance of using high quality observations to inform future learning including examples of assessment of, and for learning, which are appropriate for 3-5-year-olds
- to reflect on current observation systems and share a range of excellent material (including learning journals and floor books), which celebrates young children as creative, independent thinkers and learners with a positive disposition to learning
- to draw attention to the role documentation plays in celebrating children’s learning and the power of pupil voice in meaningful contexts