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“International assessments of science: Key points explained.” New book chapter published by Dr Yasmine El Masri Friday, September 21st, 2018

OUCEA Research Fellow Dr Yasmine El Masri has a newly published book chapter, ‘International assessments of science: Key points explained.’ In I. Banner and J. Hillier (eds.) ASE Guide to Secondary Science, 4th ed. Association for Science Education. The book aims to be a handbook to support science teachers and those working with them in and […]

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St Anne’s Gaudy Weekend lecture by Prof. Jo-Anne Baird Friday, September 14th, 2018

On Saturday 15th September, Professor Jo-Anne Baird, Director of the Department of Education, will present at St Anne’s college Gaudy Weekend. The presentation titled ‘The Doorway to Wisdom: The Intersection of Language and Education’ is given in collaboration with Professor Roger Murphy. They will discuss the strengths and limitations of international assessment schemes such as PIRLS (Progress […]

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Book launch at the IAEA 2018 conference Thursday, September 13th, 2018

The launch of ‘Examination Standards; How measures and meanings differ around the world’ was held at St Catherine’s college Oxford as during the IAEA 2018 conference. This book is the result of a collaboration between Professor Jo-Anne Baird from the University of Oxford, Dr Lena Gray from AQA, Dr Tina Isaacs from London’s UCL Institute of […]

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IAEA 2018 PIRLS workshop Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

The IAEA 2018 conference began at St Catherine’s college Oxford on Sunday 9th September with a pre-conference workshop given by Associate Professor Therese N. Hopfenbeck of OUCEA and Dr Grace Grima, Director of Research at Pearson UK. Their workshop was titled “What Can We Learn from Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS)? Use of […]

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New Event: Reading in England and Beyond, teacher event on the results of PIRLS 2016 Thursday, September 6th, 2018

OUCEA are hosting a Teacher Event on the Results of the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) 2016 on 26th September 2018 in the Department of Education at Oxford University. The aims of the event are to discuss the findings of the PIRLS study and their usefulness in classrooms, along with other teachers and scholars from […]

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