Validation & Moderation and Transition in School Preparation Courses

This workshop explores two themes: Validation and Moderation in HSP and Transition in HSP

This workshop features three presentations from experts in the management of School Preparation Courses and an interactive Q&A session.

Workshop Presenters and abstracts:

Michael Bos
Foundation Director
Moreton Bay Colleges

Michael will explore Validation and Moderation in HSP. He will take us through  the NEAS Quality Assurance Framework’s principles pertaining to validation and moderation and will highlight some of the challenges associated with conducting Moderation and Validation in school Preparation Courses.

Venessa Newbery
Director of Studies
Hills International College

Vanessa will touch on what we mean by Transition in High School Preparation, and how this concept has evolved over time. She will reflect on when transition actually begins and will share some ways that educators can help HSP students prepare for mainstream, from the very start of their course.

David Ferguson
Deputy Head of International Operations
John Paul College

David will look at how Transition from School Preparation to ‘Main School’ is not a point in time on the student journey. To measure successful transition and successful School Preparation, David recommends the need to look for feedback well beyond the point of transition.