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Balancing Trust and Accountability? The Assessment for Learning Programme in Norway Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Assessment policy in Norway – an OECD case study. The Centre for Educational Research and Innovation at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) launched a project in 2011 called Governing Complex Education Systems (GCES). The aim of the project is to “… explore which governance mechanisms and knowledge options facilitate effective steering of […]

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Annual Report Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

OUCEA has published its Annual Report 2012-13. Please read the report here – it provides an overview of the Centre’s activities and achievements between July 2012 and June 2013.

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Daniel Caro to lead R workshop at AEA-Europe conference Monday, September 16th, 2013

Dr Daniel Caro will be leading a workshop at the 14th Annual Conference of the Association for Educational Assessment-Europe (AEA-Europe). The workshop will take place on 6th November. For information on the workshop, click here. If you would like to participate, you will need to register as part of the online conference registration process.

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Daniel Caro awarded John Fell grant Monday, July 8th, 2013

Daniel Caro has been awarded a small grant from the John Fell Fund to conduct research on ethnicity gaps in educational attainment in collaboration with Professor Steve Strand and Dr Jenny Lenkeit (University of Amsterdam). The research project will investigate the validity of cultural, social, and economic constructs in assessment surveys across ethnic groups and will propose items to improve measurement […]

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The (mis)uses and abuses of assessment data Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

María Teresa Flórez has published an article in the Oxford Magazine that challenges popular and political understandings of assessment data, in the context of a special issue about untrusted sources of information. The article is entitled “The (mis)uses and abuses of assessment data”. To read the article, please click here and go to page 3.

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