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Dr. El Masri conducting fieldwork in Lebanon Friday, May 26th, 2017

Dr Yasmine El Masri has conducted fieldwork during the month of May with Year 6 students in three educational institutions (schools and learning centres) serving deprived communities in Lebanon, two of which hosting Syrian refugees. Dr El Masri investigated the extent to which interactive science tasks provided by a local NGO, Lebanese Alternative Learning, could […]

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Hopfenbeck & Gorgen publish article on the politics of PISA Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Dr Therese N. Hopfenbeck and Kristine Gorgen published The politics of PISA: the media, policy and public responses in Norway and England. Using the PISA 2015 releases from the two countries, this article explores how PISA has been presented in the media and how the policy level has responded to the results. To view the full article […]

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Dr Therese N. Hopfenbeck appointed Associate Professor II at SLATE, University of Bergen Monday, May 22nd, 2017

OUCEA Director Therese N. Hopfenbeck was appointed Associate Professor II at the Centre for the Science of Learning & Technology (SLATE), at the University of Bergen. SLATE is  a global research centre designed for the advancement of the Learning Sciences. For more information click here.  

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Prof Jo-Anne Baird and Dennis Opposs present a Public Seminar on standards in national examinations Friday, May 19th, 2017

On 8th May Professor Jo-Anne Baird and Dennis Opposs (Ofqual) presented a Public Seminar at the Oxford University Department of Education on Standards in national examinations: what do they mean? OUCEA Director Therese N. Hopfenbeck convened the Seminar. The Public Seminar included the presentation of some of the findings from a joint project on Setting […]

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Prof Jo-Anne Baird presents at the University of Edinburgh Friday, May 19th, 2017

On April 28th Professor Jo-Anne Baird was invited to present at the University of Edinburgh. To view a full video of her presentation Standard setting in national examinations: what are exam standards? click here.

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