37th COBIS Annual Conference, London

37th COBIS Annual Conference, London

Saturday 12 May, 09:00 - Monday 14 May, 17:00

Join us at the COBIS conference in London this May. Our consultants will be available at stand number 9 throughout the conference, and we’re also running or hosting a number of seminars and breakout events during the conference:

  • Assessment workshop, Saturday 12 May - AM Session 
  • Pre-conference UK Education & Assessment Update on Saturday 12 May - PM Session
  • Conference breakout session on Monday 14 May - time TBA 
  • Visit us at stand number 9

Using data effectively to inform teaching and learning

Pre-conference workshop

Saturday 12 May - 11:00 - 12:00 

This seminar will provide an introduction to the way many international schools are using a combination of assessments that provide data on students’ ability, attainment and attitudes to learning in order to personalise  teaching and learning; improve academic performance and support whole school evaluation.


UK Education and Assessment Update

Pre-conference Assessment Update 

Saturday 12 May - 12:45 - 13:45

Daisy Christodoulou, Director of Education, No More Marking

Daisy Christodoulou is the Director of Education at No More Marking, a provider of online comparative judgement. She works closely with schools on developing new approaches to assessment.

Before that, she was Head of Assessment at Ark Schools, a network of 35 academy schools.  She has taught English in two London comprehensives and has been part of government commissions on the future of teacher training and assessment.

Daisy is the author of Seven Myths about Education and Making Good Progress? The future of Assessment for Learning, as well as the influential blog https://thewingtoheaven.wordpress.com

You can also find her on Twitter @daisychristo


Register for this session at the COBIS conference website

Assessment data for leadership: How school leaders are driving improvement through effective use of assessment data

Conference Breakout

Monday 14 May - Time TBA 

Three senior leaders will outline how effective use of assessment data is essential to enable them to address the demands of internal and external stakeholders including students, parents and inspectors to ensure that their school continues to exceed expectations academically and pastorally whilst building their reputation.  


Confirmed so far:

Matthew Savage, Principal, International Community School, Amman

Karen Jones, Academic Director, Intuitive Education Consultants

Be sure to visit Stand 9!

Visit us at stand number 9 to find out more about our portfolio of assessments and how they can support your school to:

  • Personalise teaching and learning
  • Benchmark and measure classroom progress
  • Identify G&T and SEN learners
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of interventions
  • Provide evidence for inspections and accreditations

We’ll also be highlighting our Doddle learning resources – digital, interactive, resources mapped to the KS3 and GCSE specifications with thousands of engaging, self-marking homework resources.

What you'll learn...

  • The value of combining data on student ability and attitudes
  • The importance of sharing and using this data at all levels of school