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Diana Ng wins international research award Thursday, May 10th, 2018

OUCEA DPhil student and employee of the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB) has been awarded the Frances M. Ottobre Distinguished Student Scholarship by the International Association for Educational Assessment.  The prestigious scholarship, won through open competition, includes an address at the IAEA 2018 conference, this year being hosted on 9 – 14th September at […]

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Christine Paget defended her thesis for Doctor of Philosophy degree Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

Christine’s thesis is entitled Exploring school resources and teacher qualification policies, their implementation and effects on schools and students’ educational outcomes in Brazil.  Her examiners were Professor Leonides Kyriakides and Dr Victoria Elliott and her supervisors were Professor Jo-Anne Baird and Professor Pam Sammons.

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Dr Yasmine El Masri appointed as Assessment Specialist by Ofqual Thursday, April 26th, 2018

Yasmine has been appointed by Ofqual to be part of their External Assessment Specialists Group. The appointment is for a 3 year term.

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Dr Joshua McGrane represents OUCEA at two New York conferences Thursday, April 26th, 2018

At the International Objective Measurement Workshop Josh presented “Scientific Objectivity and the Rasch Paradigm.” This talk discussed the different conceptions of scientific objectivity and related them to the Rasch paradigm, highlighting the ways in which this paradigm succeeds and fails in being scientifically objective. Josh was also a discussant at the National Council on Measurement […]

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Professor Art Graesser wins The Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Professor Art Graesser, Honorary Research Fellow at Oxford University’s Department of Education and affiliated to OUCEA, has been awarded the 2018 Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education. Since 1988, the McGraw-Hill Research Foundation has awarded this prize to honour individuals whose outstanding contributions have made a significant difference in the field of education. For […]

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