Invited Symposium: Teacher Ethics in Assessment (Mar 2015)

This invited symposium, which took place at St Anne’s College, Oxford on 26th March 2015, was hosted by Professor Jo-Anne Baird, Director, OUCEA and Glenys Stacey, Chief Regulator, Ofqual.

The programme is available here. Ofqual has issued a press release about the symposium and Glenys Stacey has published a blog. You can follow some of the issues from the day and contribute to the discussion on twitter at #ethicssymp. The event has been mentioned in the media:

Below you will find some relevant background resources as well as presentations from the day. Please contact OUCEA Admin if you have trouble accessing any resources.

Speakers’ presentations

Professor Jo-Anne Baird, Director, OUCEA: Introduction

Dr Ardeshir Geranpayeh, Head of Psychometrics & Data Services,Cambridge English Language Assessment: Teacher Malpractice in Assessment: the International Context

Dr Michelle Meadows, Director of Research and Evaluation, Ofqual: Teacher Ethics in Summative Assessment

Geraldine Davies, Principal, The UCL Academy: The Rational Teacher

Professor Paola Mattei, Associate Professor in Comparative Social Policy, University of Oxford: The Ethics of Accountability in Education Assessment

Reading materials

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Audio/visual materials

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  • BERA Annual Conference 2011: Presentation from Baroness Onora O’Neill

Intelligent Accountability in Education (podcast)

  • SSAT National Conference 2013: Presentation from Judy Halbert and Linda Kaser, Vancouver Island University. (The first three links below are podcasts; the fourth is a Powerpoint.)

Intelligent Accountability [1]
Intelligent Accountability [2]
Intelligent Accountability [3] – discussion
Judy Halbert and Linda Kaser presentation