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Hopfenbeck, McGrane and Stiff attend PIRLS 2016 Conference in Riga Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

(Photo L-R: Joshua McGrane, Therese N. Hopfenbeck, Jamie Stiff and Grace Grima) Dr Therese Hopfenbeck, Dr Joshua McGrane, and research assistant Jamie Stiff have returned from a four-day PIRLS 2016 (Progress in International Reading Literacy Study) conference in Riga, Latvia. They were accompanied by Dr Grace Grima of Pearson, who led the data collection process […]

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Pauline Rea-Dickins and Yasmine El Masri speaking at the Oxford University EMI Symposium Monday, July 3rd, 2017

  Roger Smith, Dr Yasmine El Masri and Professor Pauline Rea-Dickens presented the work of the Aga Khan Language Policy Thinking Group at the EMI Symposium at the Education Department in Oxford on 22nd June. The talk, entitled ‘Addressing the EMI challenge: the case of the Aga Khan University’, outlined the rationale behind the research […]

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Pauline Rea-Dickins and Yasmine El Masri – Aga Khan University Language Policy Thinking Group Monday, July 3rd, 2017

Pauline Rea-Dickins and Yasmine El Masri attended the third and last meeting of the Aga Khan University (AKU) Language Policy Thinking Group (LPTG) that was held at the British Council in London on 21st June 2017. The meeting was attended by senior Faculty and Staff of the Aga Khan University as well as experts in […]

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Popat, Lenkeit and Hopfenbeck publish an OUCEA review of practitioner engagement with international large-scale assessment results Saturday, July 1st, 2017

International Large-scale Assessments (ILSAs) not only assess how school pupils perform, but also gather information about how their home and school environments support learning in different subject areas. There is, however, a knowledge gap between the information provided by ILSAs, the research results that are publicly available, and what is communicated to teachers in England. […]

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PISA Seminar 2016 videos Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

The first videos of presentations given at the PISA Seminar 2016 have been uploaded for viewing online. To view the videos of Prof David Kaplan, Prof Eckhard Klieme and Prof Leonidas Kyriakides please follow this link. For more information about the PISA Seminar, including presentations for download, follow click here. We will be uploading videos […]

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