An Introduction to GL Education’s assessments

This training workshop, designed for those who are new to GL Education’s assessments or in need of a refresher, will support delegates to use the data from CAT4, the PT Series and NGRT to identify learning needs at individual and cohort levels.

The session will also include speakers from Lexonik who will discuss their reading intervention programmes, which are aligned with NGRT data to offer an immediate solution to reading progress.

The session will support delegates obtain actionable insights from their data. Delegates should come along with their own school data for this session.

What will you take away?

  • Identify gaps in reading ability – Learn practical guidance on how to use reading data to target specific students with impactful, data driven reading solutions
  • Identify learning needs – Attendees will have the opportunity to carry out a series of exercises to help them understand how to analyse individual and group level data
  • Using data for students of determination, gifted & talented and ELL students – Using data to determine possible ‘next steps’ for further investigation and possible interventions.

This workshop is perfect for those who have recently joined a school in the UAE, or for those who are not yet confident in using GL Education’s assessments of ability, attainment, and literacy.

About the presenters

Finn McClelland - Education Advisor

Finn has 16 years of teaching experience spanning across the UK and overseas - having taught for 4 years in Peru and Thailand. He has worked in senior leadership teams and led a variety of subject areas. As a teaching practitioner, Finn valued assessment as a vital component to communicating to students and their families how learning could be developed. He experienced firsthand the enormous benefits of using the GL Assessments to create clear and essential formative data which can be easily understood, analysed and acted upon. Finn is now dedicated to supporting schools make the very best use of their data, using his knowledge of GL products and how they can be used to improve their students’ outcomes.

Sadie Clayton – Education Advisor

Sadie gained her Primary Education BA Hons at The University of Roehampton before teaching in a three-form primary school in Hackney, London for 4 years. From here, she moved to Devon and taught in Torbay for 5 years. During her time within the classroom, she worked alongside pupils in KS2 as well as focusing on leading subject areas in PSHE, RE and mental health and well-being. While working with students in Years 5 and 6, Sadie developed strategies to meticulously analyse data in order to drive pupil outcomes to the highest possible standard. Her ethos within education is to help develop pupils’ self-belief and drive success across the curriculum to become well-rounded citizens of the future.


Please note, this event is now fully booked and registrations are closed.

Dates & Locations
Date and time
30 October 2023 08:45 - 15:30
Event type

Dubai, UAE - Venue TBC