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ESCI-PPAD-E Post-Primary Assessment and Diagnosis - English

ESCI-PPAD-E Post-Primary Assessment and Diagnosis - English


Post -Primary Assessment and Diagnosis- English

What does it test?

  • Spelling
  • Reading
  • Comprehension
  • Written Expression Samples
  • Reading Speed
  • Word Reading

Who is it for?

For use in the Autumn term with First year students. To be administered in September, October, November or December.

Features of the PPAD-E assessment

  • culturally appropriate and tailored to the Irish context
  • designed for use by teachers
  • helpful for screening for difficulties (particularly at 1st year intake)
  • useful in diagnostic assessment, monitoring and evaluating progress
  • can help identify if further assessment might be needed ( e.g. Speech and language)
  • helpful in contributing to the processes for RACE/DARE/Exemption from Irish
  • useful in establishing and reviewing literacy standards 

Online scoring and reporting tool

The PPAD-E has a secure online application that converts raw scores to standard scores and generates summary group and individual reports. A range of suggestions outlining evidence-based SET interventions and research validated in-class approaches will be made available based on student score profiles.

Presented by NEPS Psychologists Diarmuid O'Rourke and Antoinette Trimble

This webinar is aimed at Post Primary Subject Teachers and Special Education Teachers

Course Properties

Course Date 30-11-2022 7:00 pm
Course End Date 30-11-2022 8:00 pm
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Individual Price Free
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Location Online
Categories Post Primary

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Limerick Education Support Centre

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