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Centre gives two Keynotes Monday, November 12th, 2012

Several members of OUCEA attended the Association for Educational Assessment – Europe’s Annual Conference, which was held in Berlin, 8-10 November 2012. Kathy Sylva, an OUCEA research associate, gave a Keynote entitled “Assessing children’s development in the context of pedagogical variation”. Maria Teresa Florez, having won the AEA-Europe New Researcher Award, gave a Keynote entitled […]

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Dr Daniel Caro joins OUCEA Thursday, November 1st, 2012

Dr Daniel Caro joins OUCEA as a Research Fellow on 1 November. Daniel is an educational researcher interested in the study of educational inequalities and transitions, international large-scale assessment (LSA) studies, longitudinal and cross-sectional multilevel models, the study of causal inference with observational data, among other research areas related to sociology of education and quantitative methods. He holds a PhD […]

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Jo-Anne Baird comments on HE ownership of A-levels Friday, October 26th, 2012

Jo-Anne Baird comments on HE ownership of A-levels in the Times Higher Education Supplement, 25 October 2012. The link to the article is available here.

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Maria Teresa Florez awarded research funding by National Council for Education in Chile Friday, October 26th, 2012

Maria Teresa Florez, a doctoral student in OUCEA, has been selected by the National Council for Education in Chile to carry out research on validity. The project involves a critical analysis of the validity of the System for the Measurement of Quality in Education (Sistema de Medición de Calidad de la Educación, or SIMCE) and […]

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Professor Anil Kanjee – Public Seminar Monday, October 22nd, 2012

Professor Anil Kanjee, from the Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa will give a seminar on Monday 29th October 2012, entitled “Assessment and education quality in Sub-Saharan Africa: Prospects & Pitfalls”. This is part of the Department of Education Public Seminar Series and takes place in Seminar Room A at 5.00 pm. Abstract The Education for All […]

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