Tag: fft


FFT Aspire Higher

The release of 2014 KS4 data in Aspire may have been delayed a further week, there is still a lot to look forward to. In fact, the news of the delay came with a development roadmap. What will support schools An import function which will allow schools to update the pupils on Aspire, bringing them into…
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24 Nov ’14 0

Predictive validity of FFT and CATs

The predictive validity of FFT and CATs is basically an extension to the baseline versus aptitude test I have been reviewing the past few days. It is a question of whether a student’s ability to pass a known knowledge test for which they are intensely prepared for (or not given their school experience) is more accurate a…
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2 Nov ’12 0

FTT and the Creatives

Having only lead the use of data for learning a short period of time, I have already read, heard and felt a degree of distrust in the use of FFT for art and design and other creative subjects. At the heart of the confusion is the incorrect assertion that FFT (or RAISEonline for that matter)…
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14 Oct ’12 1

Data for Progress and Achievement – death by traffic lighting

My role for next year is gradually become more defined. In a nutshell I will be in an educational marriage with performance data; SIMs, RaiseOnline, FFT and SISRA the new framework. It is a role anchored to hard data, hard policy and efficient data collection procedures and there is a contrasting supportive / training / building confidence side to the role empowering…
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14 Jul ’12 2