Recommended key reading

Black, P. and Wiliam, D. (1998) ‘Assessment and classroom learning’, Assessment in Education, March: 7–74.

Black, P. and Wiliam, D. (2001) ‘BERA final draft’, in Inside the black box: Raising standards through classroom assessment. Available at

Gilbert, C. (2006) 2020 vision: Report of the teaching and learning in 2020 review group. London: DfES. Available at

Goepel, J. (2009) ‘Constructing the individual education plan: confusion or collaboration?’, Support for Learning, 24 (3): 126–32.

Hall, E. and Moseley, D. (2006) ‘Is there a role for learning styles in personalised education and training?’, International Journal of Lifelong Education, 24 (3): 243–55.

Hutchin, V. (2006) ‘Meeting individual needs’, in T. Bruce (ed.), Early childhood: A guide for students. London: Sage.