Jim Fuller

The importance of exam moderation workshops

High-stakes exams are common place within ELT, and teachers are expected to know them intimately. However, there is a distinct lack of teacher education regarding how to provide effective instruction and feedback. In this workshop, we look at why exam moderation workshops are necessities, a number of workshop ideas that aim to develop teachers as teacher-examiners and increase inter-rater reliability.

Jim Fuller is a teacher, trainer and blogger who has taught extensively throughout Italy and Spain. His interests lie in teacher education, task-based language teaching and learner autonomy. He has completed the Cambridge Delta and various other development courses. When not enjoying the insights of a good book, one can find him blogging at spongeelt.org.