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Annual Lecture video available now Monday, June 11th, 2018

We’re pleased to announce that, for those unable to attend on the day or those who would like to remind themselves of the insights and thoughts presented, the video is now available here where you can watch the full presentations given by Professor Derek Briggs and Dr Joshua McGrane at the 2018 OUCEA annual lecture. […]

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OUCEA’s Annual Lecture 2018 Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Professor Derek Briggs gave us an insightful talk on ‘Tolerating Approximate Answers about Student Learning’ in the beautiful setting of the Ashmolean Museum for this year’s OUCEA annual lecture. His talk began with an aphorism from Professor John Tukey; “An approximate answer to the right problem is worth a good deal more than an exact […]

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Public Seminar ‘From modular to linear GCSE exams: effects on standards and equity Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

Professor Jo-Anne Baird convened a public seminar at the Department of Education 21st May 2018 with Dr Michelle Meadows, Deputy Chief Regulator of Ofqual and Anne Pinot de Moira, a chartered statistician and consultant in education and assessment as speakers. The seminar discussed the evaluation project conducted in collaboration between OUCEA and Ofqual and designed to […]

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AERA presentation – A Systematic Review Friday, May 18th, 2018

Dr Therese Hopfenbeck and Dr Jessica Chan presented with Dr Astrid Tolo from the University of Bergen and SLATE their initial findings from their systematic review at the American Educational Research Association’s (AERA’s) Annual Conference, held in New York, April 2018. The review will outline what research shows to be known about the role technology […]

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Dr Therese Hopfenbeck and OUCEA DPhil student Natalie Usher present at Kent University research symposium Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Kent University invited Director Therese Hopfenbeck and DPhil candidate Natalie Usher to present at Assessment and Feedback in Higher Education: A Research Symposium given at Kent’s Canterbury campus. The symposium was led Dr Kathleen M. Quinlan who opened with a welcome address. Therese’s keynote was “The assessment-for-learning (Afl) movement in primary and secondary education: Lessons for higher […]

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