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Introduction to the JCQ Changes 2023/24: Book to view the FREE recording of the webinar jointly presented by Communicate-ed and PATOSS (ITCR)

40 minutes - Recording available until 31st March 2024

This recording of our free live webinar is for anyone who would appreciate a short session simply introducing the changes in JCQ regulations relating to Access Arrangements for 2023/24 and couldn’t make the live webinar on 30th August.

This webinar introduces the changes for 2023/24 to the JCQ document ‘Access Arrangements and Reasonable Adjustments (AARA)’.

The JCQ make it easy to identify the changes each year by highlighting the major modifications in the access arrangements booklet. However, colleagues have expressed interest in a webinar which discusses the key changes, and this is it.

The ‘Introduction to the JCQ Changes 2023/24’ webinar provides an initial overview of updates to the regulations. It is strongly recommended that you follow this up by attending a longer course which covers the changes to the regulations in more depth. Although our Venue and Virtual Conferences have now passed, we offer a year-round comprehensive online update course:

Assessor Patricia summed it up nicely:

‘I attended the ‘Introduction to the JCQ changes’ online webinar in early September, and followed up with the full ‘Update/Refresher for Access Arrangements’ live course. I found the two courses together helpful as I’d already been made aware of the major changes, so the ‘meaty’ content of the live session was easier to absorb.’ - Patricia Dale, Specialist Assessor/Teacher.

The course tutors are Caroline Read, Lia Castiglione and Liz Horobin.

Caroline Read

Caroline Read

Caroline is a Specialist Teacher who has practical experience in all areas of the Access Arrangements process and trains for LAs, Universities and SEN Services. Caroline contributed to the PATOSS/JCQ publication ‘Dyslexia: Assessing the need for Access Arrangements’, has been published in academic journals and has worked with various publishers to develop tests. She was part of the working party which set up ‘Access Arrangements Online’ and has been involved with other DfE and Ofqual training and policy projects.

Lia Castiglione

Lia Castiglione

Lia has been teaching and supporting learners of all ages for over 30 years and in varying educational settings. She is a specialist teacher assessor who is highly experienced in all aspects of access arrangements, has held a current Assessment Practising Certificate since 2008 and regularly assesses in schools and colleges. An accomplished educational trainer, Lia is the co-creator of a postgraduate access arrangements assessor course and is the author of the Patoss/JCQ book, ‘Assessing the Need for Access Arrangements’. She works as an independent educational consultant through her company ‘Castiglione Consulting Ltd’.

Liz Horobin

Liz Horobin

Liz has been involved in education throughout her professional life. While in the role of Head of International Foundation Courses at Bath Spa University, Liz undertook research into EAL students and low-level reading difficulties for her masters’ dissertation, going on to study the Bath Spa Post-Graduate Masters’ Programme in Dyslexia-SpLD. In 2010, Liz became project director with the British Dyslexia Association andled projects focusing on Dyslexia and multilingualism, Phonics teaching, Early Intervention, and, most recently, the Dyslexia-SpLD support project, which led to the development of the Teaching for Neurodiversity Train the Trainer programme, the dyslex.io information website, and a range of free videos and resources for teachers, including the award-winning ‘See Dyslexia Differently’ animation. Liz is an experienced trainer and speaker and joined Patoss in July 2019 as Professional Practice Team Lead.

This page is for booking to view the recording of a live webinar we ran with Patoss on 30th August.

You will receive an email soon after booking with a link to the recording.

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