Australian Professional Standards for Teachers

Moderating student work

About this Illustration of Practice

Here a Year 1 teacher works with a colleague to analyse a sample of student work. The teachers identify the strengths and areas for improvement in writing and set learning foci and instructional teaching strategies for future learning.

Standard 5
Assess, provide feedback and report on student learning
Focus area 5.4
Interpret student data
Career stage
Use student assessment data to analyse and evaluate student understanding of subject/content, identifying interventions and modifying teaching practice.
Other descriptors
Standard 2
Know the content and how to teach it
Focus area 2.5
Literacy and numeracy strategies
Career stage
Apply knowledge and understanding of effective teaching strategies to support students’ literacy and numeracy achievement.
  1. What data do you use to analyse and evaluate student understanding of core concepts?
  2. How does the use of assessment data inform the development and planning of your teaching programs?
St Peter's Primary School
Year level
Year 1
Related subject
Stage of schooling
School type
Non Government
School location
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The school has an increasing number of students from language backgrounds other than English. Staff regularly work together to analyse student learning. A range of tools are often used to determine the learning needs of students.

Content provider
Catholic Education Office Melbourne (CEOM)

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