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Job vacancy: Research Fellow in Educational Assessment Thursday, December 17th, 2015

The Department of Education wishes to appoint a Research Fellow in the Oxford University Centre for Educational Assessment (OUCEA). The successful candidate will contribute to the Department’s international research profile and will benefit from career development opportunities through teaching and supervision responsibilities. The successful candidate will carry out high-quality psychometrics research in co-operation with colleagues […]

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Dr Daniel Caro – updated R package Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Dr Daniel Caro has launched a new version of the R package ‘intsvy’ and a new tutorial. New features in the package and tutorial include:

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Dr Yasmine El Masri lecture at Language Testing Forum Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Dr Yasmine El Masri presented her research on language effects in international tests: the case of PISA science at the Opening Plenary of the Language Testing Forum 2015 co-hosted by the Department of Education, University of Oxford and the British Council on 22 November. The main theme of the event was ‘Assessing general language proficiency: definitions and approaches’. Yasmine’s abstract is below.

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Associate Professor Therese N. Hopfenbeck keynote Monday, November 16th, 2015

Associate Professor Therese N. Hopfenbeck gave a keynote at the NALDIC (National Association for Language Development in the Curriculum) annual conference on 14th November 2015, entitled: The use and abuse of international assessment studies: lessons learned from PISA and PIRLS.

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Association for Educational Assessment-Europe conference Monday, November 16th, 2015

The Association for Educational Assessment – Europe held its 16th Annual Conference in Glasgow, 5 – 7 November. This year’s conference theme was Assessment and Social Justice Several members of staff and students presented at the conference and chaired sessions.

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