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GCSE results remain stable Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Click here to read Jo-Anne Baird’s article in The Conversation on GCSE results, standards and exam boards.

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Jo-Anne Baird interviewed on exam board reform Friday, August 14th, 2015

The Times Educational Supplement has published an article, Exam boards on ‘final warning’ as GCSE results day looms, in which Jo-Anne Baird is quoted. She questions whether the government would be capable of establishing an exam board to running high-stakes exams efficiently.

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Lessons from the past: high-stakes assessments as a historical barrier for change Friday, July 31st, 2015

Commentary by M. Teresa Flórez Petour ‘(…) it is an axiom that the one who owns examinations is the owner of education’ (Abdón Cifuentes, Chilean Conservative politician and intellectual, 1870) In today’s policy context, where changes to education are presented as perpetually new and governments are constantly ‘starting from scratch’, the value of history becomes apparent. […]

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New version of R package ‘intsvy’ Thursday, July 30th, 2015

A new version of the R package ‘intsvy’ for conducting analysis with international assessment data (i.e. PISA, TIMSS, PIRLS, and PIAAC) has been released by Daniel Caro. New features include: logistic regression with and without plausible values, percentile calculation for plausible values, standardised regression coefficients, and improved visualisation tools for regression analysis. You can find […]

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Daniel Caro invited to international conference Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Dr Daniel Caro has been invited to the first CIDER international conference scheduled for 24-26 January 2016, at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center in Berlin, Germany. The College for Interdisciplinary Educational Research (CIDER) is a project that aims to support post-doc researchers with the development of their own projects in interdisciplinary educational research.

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