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A range of free 9-1 GCSE network support meetings are planned across England and online to

Subject update | 7 February 2019

Subject advisor online support briefings

Access free online support sessions with your subject advisor.

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Register below for forthcoming events, as well as access materials and recordings from past support briefings. 

 

Support session: agenda

 

Date and time

 

Registration link

 

COMPLETED

 

An introduction to the Pearson Edexcel 9-1 GCSEs: Gujarati, Persian, Portuguese and Turkish

 

Recorded version of session first run on 6 November, 2018 Access presentation and recording

COMPLETED

 

The revised GCSE Speaking test sequencing grids: A quick guide

 

Recorded session produced December 2018 Access presentation and recording

COMPLETED

 

9-1 GCSE (2017 languages): Support for the speaking unit

 

Practical guidance on the different speaking tasks and the conduct of the examination.

 

This session may be particularly useful if you have not been able to attend any of the training sessions for the speaking paper scheduled for this spring term.

 

This session will be suitable for those teaching Arabic, Chinese, Greek, Italian Japanese, Russian and Urdu.

 

Tuesday 5 March, 2019

(4-5.30pm)

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COMPLETED

 

9-1 GCSE (French/German/Spanish) Support for the speaking unit

 

Practical guidance on the different speaking tasks and the conduct of the examination.

 

This session may be particularly useful if you have not been able to attend any of the training sessions for the speaking paper scheduled in January, February or March.

 

There will be an opportunity for questions and answers.

 

Tuesday 12 March, 2019

(4-5.30pm)

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COMPLETED

 

Lessons learnt: IAL French, German & Spanish

 

An opportunity to revisit feedback from examiners about student performance across all units.

 

The briefing may help identify key areas for students to target their final revision prior to the examinations.

 

There will be some opportunity for questions and answers.

 

Wednesday 13 March, 2019

(4-5.30pm)

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PRE-RECORDED 

 

Support for the conduct and administration of the 9-1 International GCSE speaking test: Chinese, French, German, Spanish

 

This session includes an overview of the different tasks, topics, timings and key requirements of the speaking paper and considers the conduct and administration

 

March, 2019

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COMPLETED

 

Lessons learnt: 9-1 GCSE speaking tests (summer, 2019)

 

This briefing identifies key areas for improvement and considers marking principles, admininstration and, of course, good practice.

 

This session supports content produced in the Paper 2 examiner reports, centre communications and linked training. 

 

Tuesday 17 September, 2019  

4-5pm

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Please note that special video examiner feedback sessions will appear in the 'Teaching and Learning Materials' section on the following qualification pages:

GCSE French, GCSE German, GCSE Spanish

A level French, A level German, A level Spanish

Alistair Drewery, Languages subject advisor
Alistair DreweryLanguages
UK: 0333 016 4092
Intl: +44 (0)333 016 4092
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