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Dr. Josh McGrane presents a joint OUCEA-UCSB Research Paper at the 2017 National Council on Measurement in Education Conference Monday, May 8th, 2017

On 29th April 2017, Dr Josh McGrane presented a paper at the 2017 National Council on Measurement in Education conference, in San Antonio, Texas. The paper, which was co-authored by Dr Andrew Maul of the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Santa Barbara, was entitled: Quantitative attributes, interval scales, and the […]

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Capacity Building and Knowledge Exchange: Teachers’ workshops in Lebanon Monday, May 8th, 2017

Dr Yasmine El Masri facilitated two workshops for science teachers on designing tasks and writing questions in science on the 22nd and 29th April in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon. The workshops were organised in collaboration with Lebanese Alternative Learning (LAL) and were hosted by Edutek e-learning centre. LAL is a local NGO in Lebanon providing […]

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AERA Invited Speaker Session Monday, May 8th, 2017

Dr Therese Hopfenbeck presented a paper at the AERA Invited Speaker Session – Ethical Dilemmas Related to Assessment Testing and Selection – at the AERA, 2017 Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas, which was held from 27th April – 1st May 2017. The Symposium brought together four panellists from various backgrounds, to discuss unique dilemmas […]

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Standard Setting Symposium Friday, March 31st, 2017

From the 28th to 30th of March assessment practitioners and academics from about 20 jurisdictions around the world came together at Brasenose College, Oxford, for the Standard Setting Symposium. The symposium is part of the project on Setting and Maintaining Standards in National Examinations, led by Professor Jo-Anne Baird, in cooperation with Dr Lena Gray (AQA), Dennis Opposs […]

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Education Forum at the American University of Beirut Friday, March 31st, 2017

Dr Yasmine El Masri was an invited speaker at the American University of Beirut’s (AUB) Education Forum on Monday 27th March. Dr El Masri presented her research on the effects of language on students’ learning and teaching and the repercussions that language could have on their performance in national and international educational assessments with a […]

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