Free Sorted in Schools Half-day PLD Workshops

Professional development (PD) Northland, Auckland, Bay of Plenty, Manawatu/Whanganui, Canterbury

Posted: 13 July 2021
Notice reference #: 1HANEC

Standards-based assessment and moderation workshop

Assessment is just one tool to measure students’ level of understanding in making money decisions. However, unpacking unit standards performance criteria can feel daunting compared to achievement standard criteria. Join Jill for this invaluable workshop to explore the principles underpinning good assessment for financial capability learning.  It will help you assign grades that are accurate, consistent, meaningful – and most of all, it will help your students succeed. Spaces are limited, so be quick.

Aims of this workshop 

  • Increase confidence in making assessment judgements for financial capability unit standard assessment materials.
  • Engage in professional discussions around interpreting the standards.
  • Identify learning materials that support student outcomes. 

What you will do 

  • Work through model answers to better understand the marking criteria for selected Sorted in Schools financial capability unit standards.
  • Discuss common pitfalls when understanding the grade boundaries.
  • Gain a better understanding of the requirements for teaching selected unit standards in the Sorted in Schools programme.
  • Network with other schools who are teaching financial capability. 

Who should attend

  • Anyone new to assessing financial capability standards or anyone who wants to refresh their knowledge and skills in teaching financial capability.   

For more information and to register for this event, visit

Contact information:

Jill MacDonald, mobile (021) 660 467; email 

Events summary


23 August 2021 – 23 August 2021


24 August 2021 – 24 August 2021

Bay of Plenty

27 August 2021 – 27 August 2021


31 August 2021 – 31 August 2021


02 September 2021 – 02 September 2021

Further information

Contact: Jill MacDonald

 (021) 660 467