CAT4 as an online package is quick, non-threatening for children, easy to administer for staff and the data it provides is both highly useful and useable.
The reports provided by GL Assessment contain information which can inform the class teacher on where their children are at and, by using this, allow them to plan their time more effectively
Nicola recently authored the PASS Interventions for GL Education. Nicola’s research on PASS has evidenced how each of the PASS factors has a significant impact on student outcomes.
PASS is clear in its intent, to identify ‘attitudinal or emotional issues’ prior to their ‘impact on school performance’, and facilitates implementation of interventions based on evidence, where the impact is easily measured
The unique power of using CAT4 data in this way with higher attaining students is in identifying areas of strength so that these can be built upon and developed
The information provided about the gaps in knowledge and understanding in core subjects has led to changes in the curriculum