ARCT (Assessment Research for Classroom Teachers) project
promotes classroom-based research as an integral part
of developing ARB resources.
resources are based on our own, national, and international
research. We present research information in formats
relevant to a variety of audiences. We provide
evidence-based information to support teachers' assessment
Research by curriculum
Planning across the Curriculum: Using the ARBs
This is a series of 3 articles about using the ARBs to support planning across the curriculum. Each articles uses a different starting point: the context, students and the curriculum, and is illustrated by a range of assessment examples from the Assessment Resource Banks.
Planning across the curriculum: using the ARBs I (context)
Planning across the curriculum: using the ARBs II (students)
Planning across the curriculum: using the ARBs III (curriculum)
Self Assessment: What Teachers Think (2009)
This is a summary of a small research project commissioned by the Ministry of Education looking at self assessment, the factors that influence how it is implemented in class, the implications for teachers and students.
Click on the link to the summary of the research (pdf).
Click on the link for the full report of Self Assessment: What Teachers Think (pdf).
Tables and graphs (2008)
Tables and graphs are visual representations that are used to organise information to show patterns and relationships. This resource is intended for teachers to use for their own professional development.
View the resource here or jump to one of the topics in the resource below:
Self-regulated learning (2004)
The focus of the ARCT project's
research for 2004 was self-regulated learning. This
was used to inform the development of new resources
for the Assessment Resource Banks. Support material
for teachers is published as it becomes available.
conducted into self regulated learning in 2004 follows:
studies of ARB use
Three in-depth case studies
illustrate ways schools have used the ARBs to improve
(2003): school wide review in a primary school
Normal Intermediate School
(2003): classroom and school
(2003): secondary English programme
research involving the use of ARB resources