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Diana Ng Yee Ping successfully defended her thesis for her Doctor of Philosophy degree Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

Diana’s thesis is titled “The construction and validation of the Primary Scientific Reasoning Test” and examined the scientific reasoning abilities of primary-aged pupils in Singapore using a novel test that she developed and validated. Diana’s thesis was outstanding, and she was awarded her degree without amendments. Her examiners were Professor Sibel Erduran and Professor Wynne […]

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Save the date! Annual Lecture 2019 Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

OUCEA’s Annual Lecture in 2019 will take place on Thursday 6th June and we’re very excited to have Professor Nancy Perry as our speaker for this event. Her working title for her talk is Using formative assessment as a catalyst for self-regulated learning.  We’re sure you’ll agree this is an event to get in your diaries […]

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New Msc Educational Assessment Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

After several years in the making, OUCEA and the Department of Education were delighted to hold the first teaching week of the brand new MSc Educational Assessment. The first cohort was brought together in Oxford for face-to-face teaching at Lady Margaret Hall and were welcomed by the Head of Department, Professor Jo-Anne Baird. They heard […]

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New book chapters published by Therese N. Hopfenbeck and Jeanne Ryan Monday, December 3rd, 2018

Associate Professor Therese Hopfenbeck and DPhil student Jeanne Marie Ryan have each contributed chapters to the new book International Large-Scale Assessments in Education; Insider Research Perspectives, published by Bloomsbury November 2018. Therese’s chapter, co-authored with Hanna Eklof, is titled ‘Self-reported effort and motivation in the PISA test’, explores the potential links between the decline in student performance […]

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Veronica Sarungi visits from the Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Development Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

This week OUCEA welcomes Veronica Sarungi from the Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Development, Eastern Africa based in Tanzania. Veronica will spend the week collaborating on the analysis stage of the AFLA project with the Oxford based project team, Associate Professor Therese Hopfenbeck, Associate Professor Josh McGrane, Dr Kit Double and Kristine Gorgen. We are […]

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