Responding with a framework to support 43 Statements of Highly Effective Practice in the new framework for school self-evaluation [Looking At Our Schools, A Quality Framework for Primary Schools, 2016].
Offering a foundation block to all Learner Support Files with the voice of the learner clearly articulating perspectives about the learning process and tracking an evolving learner identity over time.
Nurturing learner well-being through empowerment, responsibility, ownership and voice in learning.
Complimenting Aistear by developing learner dispositions and in nurturing children to see themselves as capable learners.
Balancing STen scores and promoting authentic assessment measures.
Fulfilling the intent of AFL and gently scaffolding teacher practice to align with current assessment policies.
Providing an authentic framework for Learner Recognition and Learner Responsibility across the school years.
Placing Learner Voice, Responsibility and Efficacy at the heart of school practice.
Providing a coherent, developmental and stage appropriate framework for tracking the voice of the learner through Assessment for Learning (AfL) methodologies, self and peer assessment opportunities, use of rubrics and opportunities to respond.
Providing a glimpse of the worldview of the child at key transition points and their experience of becoming and being a learner