Vital Statistics: The Essentials for Diagnostic Report Writing
This course is for newly qualified specialist teachers/ assessors or those with more experience wishing to refresh their understanding of psychometric principles and secure knowledge in managing statistical data. It is appropriate for all age ranges and educational settings. Specific test manuals for SpLD assessment form the base to examine presentation of standard scores, related level descriptors, merits of composite scores where advice is given. It reviews statistical significance, prevalence, applying information given in tables. It looks at using given data to establish confidence intervals, and calculating these with certainty. It reflects on presenting results in reports in effective, accessible styles to meet a range of audiences. .