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Professor Jo-Anne Baird presents Public Seminar Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

Professor Jo-Anne Baird gave a seminar on 17th October as part of the Department of Education Public Seminar programme. Professor Baird presented “Fast policy with PISA: Will our children get their slice of the knowledge economy?”, detailing her recent research on the policy effects of PISA.

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Ofqual event – A New Look at Standards Friday, October 14th, 2011

Ofqual hosted an event entitled “A New Look at Standards” on 13th October. The Secretary of State for Education the Right Honourable Michael Gove MP gave the key note address and Professor Jo-Anne Baird was on the panel focusing on the content of qualifications. Professor Baird presented on “Strategic learning and the qualifications arms race”. For […]

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OUCEA Visitors October 2011 Monday, October 3rd, 2011

The Centre welcomes the following visitors in October: Professor David Andrich, University of Western Australia; Dr Joshua McGrane, University of Western Australia; Professor Gordon Stanley, University of Sydney; Professor Jim Tognolini, Pearson; Professor Art Graesser, University of Memphis; Dr Therese Hopfenbeck, University of Oslo; Professor Gordon Stobart, Emeritus Professor, Institute of Education University of London; […]

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Professor Jo-Anne Baird takes up Directorship Saturday, October 1st, 2011

Professor Jo-Anne Baird starts as Director of the Oxford University Centre for Educational Assessment on 1st October. Jo-Anne’s research interests are on examination standards, marking, structural aspects of assessment and assessment policy. She is a Fellow of the Association of Educational Assessment-Europe. In 2007, Jo-Anne co-edited the book, Techniques for comparing examination standards, which was […]

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Dr Therese Hopfenbeck to join OUCEA Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Dr Therese Nerheim Hopfenbeck is joining OUCEA in January 2012 as Lecturer in Educational Assessment. Therese has a PhD in Education from the University of Oslo, where she currently holds a post-doctoral position. At the moment she is based at Oslo University’s research group for Measurement and Evaluation of Student Achievement and the Unit for […]

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