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Double, McGrane, Stiff and Hopfenbeck publish article on the importance of early phonics improvements for predicting later reading comprehension Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

Kit Double, Joshua McGrane, Jamie Stiff and Therese N. Hopfenbeck have published an article in the British Educational Research Journal entitled “The importance of early phonics improvements for predicting later reading comprehension”. The article builds upon the centre’s work for PIRLS 2016, and investigates how student performance on the year 1 phonics screening check in England predicts […]

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Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice receives a high impact factor of 2.475 Tuesday, July 9th, 2019

Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy and Practice has been awarded a high impact factor of 2.475. This is an excellent first Impact Factor for the journal, placing it within the top quintile in the Education and Educational Research category (37th of 243). Assessment in Education provides a focus for academic output in the field of assessment. It […]

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OUCEA investigates critical thinking skills in International Baccalaureate Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

OUCEA won a competitive grant to investigate the effect of the International Baccalaureate’s Diploma Programme on the development of critical thinking. The twelve-month project entitled ‘The effect of the Diploma Programme on Critical Thinking: An international multisite evaluation’ is funded by the International Baccalaureate Office (IBO). The project will gather and analyse empirical evidence of critical thinking skills […]

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Prof Nancy Perry delivers OUCEA Annual Lecture Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

Professor Nancy Perry, Dorothy Lam Chair in Special Education and Professor of Educational and Counselling Psychology and Special Education at the University of British Columbia, delivered this year’s OUCEA Annual Lecture at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford in celebration of the Centre’s work and success this academic year. In her talk Using Formative Assessment to Catalyse Self- Regulated Learning Prof […]

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Professor Anil Kanjee visits OUCEA Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

Professor Anil Kanjee from Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa is visiting OUCEA for the term. As co-investigator of the AFLA project Anil will be working with Principal Investigator Dr Therese Hopfenbeck and her team on the last stages of the four-year research cooperation. Anil welcomes any questions about his work and is looking forward to […]

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