CMALT support

Information for candidates

This is information for candidates who are registered for CMALT and who are submitting or re-submitting their portfolio. 

  • CMALT GuidelinesGuidelines for CMALT candidates and assessors [updated April 2016] which gives detailed guidelines on requirements for the CMALT portfolio and the assessment process;
  • Webinars: These sessions are designed to provide information and support to candidates looking to complete their portfolios in the next few months. They provide an overview of the submission process, advice on how to complete a portfolio and an opportunity to see how the assessment process works. There is also time for individual questions at the end of each session. Book your place or watch a recording (see a list of recent sessions below):
Find out more about CMALT (ALT Winter Conference webinar, 2016) RECORDING
CMALT webinar for assessors (Mar. 2017) RECORDING
CMALT webinar for assessors (Nov. 2016) RECORDING
CMALT webinar for candidates - support (Aug. 2016) RECORDING
CMALT webinar for candidates - getting started (Aug. 2016) RECORDING
Showcasing different approaches to building a CMALT portfolio (Jan. 2016) RECORDING
CMALT on Youtube  


Information for portfolio reviews

CMALT portfolios need to be updated and reviewed every three years. If you are a CMALT Holder or Certified Member of ALT please refer to the information below for further info. 

Information for assessors

All CMALT Holders (Certified Members of ALT) are encouraged to act as assessors. You will complete three assessments as a second Assessor before becoming a Lead Assessor. 

  • Guidelines: Assessor guidelines can be found in: Guidelines for Candidates and Assessors document [updated April 2016]
  • Assessment form: Download an Assessment form [updated 2016] when you receive a portfolio.
  • Webinars: These sessions are designed to provide information and support to assessors looking to start assessing CMALT portfolios or to develop their knowledge of how to assess CMALT portfolios. It provides an overview of the submission process, advice on how to assess a portfolio and an opportunity to see how the assessment process works.There is also time for individual questions at the end of each session. Book your place on the next webinar.
    You can also watch Blackboard Collaborate recordings of webinars for assessors: webinar 1 (13 January 2015 RECORDING ) and webinar 2 (24 February 2015 RECORDING).;
  • Assessment deadlines: There are three submission windows throughout the year. Candidates may submit their portfolios:  by 1 February for assessment during March and April and assessment result in May;  by 1 June for assessment during July and August and assessment result in September;  by 1 October for assessment during Oct/Nov/Dec and assessment result in January. See also submission information