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Standard Setting Symposium Friday, March 31st, 2017

From the 28th to 30th of March assessment practitioners and academics from about 20 jurisdictions around the world came together at Brasenose College, Oxford, for the Standard Setting Symposium. The symposium is part of the project on Setting and Maintaining Standards in National Examinations, led by Professor Jo-Anne Baird, in cooperation with Dr Lena Gray (AQA), Dennis Opposs […]

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Education Forum at the American University of Beirut Friday, March 31st, 2017

Dr Yasmine El Masri was an invited speaker at the American University of Beirut’s (AUB) Education Forum on Monday 27th March. Dr El Masri presented her research on the effects of language on students’ learning and teaching and the repercussions that language could have on their performance in national and international educational assessments with a […]

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AFLA Project Facebook page Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Our ESRC-DFID funded project Assessment for Learning in Africa (AFLA): Improving Pedagogy and Assessment for Numeracy in Foundation Years is now on facebook.

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St. Anne’s College Education Seminar Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

On 3rd March Prof Jo-Anne Baird and Dr Lena Gray presented at the St. Anne’s College Education Seminar. In light of their long-standing collaboration and rich experience they presented on the meaning of exam standards in different countries.

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Dr Lena Gray visits OUCEA Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Dr Lena Gray from AQA visited OUCEA from 27th February to 3rd March to work on the project Setting and maintaining standards in national examinations. Dr Gray was awarded a Knowledge Exchange fellowship from the Social Sciences Division at the University of Oxford for her collaboration with Prof Jo-Anne Baird.

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