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Public Understanding of Assessment Seminar Series Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

OUCEA is hosting a seminar series on the public understanding of assessment. The first seminar is on Wednsday 16th November and the title is Public and Media Perceptions of Assessment. Please click here for details.

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Professor Jo-Anne Baird presents Public Seminar Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

Professor Jo-Anne Baird gave a seminar on 17th October as part of the Department of Education Public Seminar programme. Professor Baird presented “Fast policy with PISA: Will our children get their slice of the knowledge economy?”, detailing her recent research on the policy effects of PISA.

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Ofqual event – A New Look at Standards Friday, October 14th, 2011

Ofqual hosted an event entitled “A New Look at Standards” on 13th October. The Secretary of State for Education the Right Honourable Michael Gove MP gave the key note address and Professor Jo-Anne Baird was on the panel focusing on the content of qualifications. Professor Baird presented on “Strategic learning and the qualifications arms race”. For […]

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OUCEA Visitors October 2011 Monday, October 3rd, 2011

The Centre welcomes the following visitors in October: Professor David Andrich, University of Western Australia; Dr Joshua McGrane, University of Western Australia; Professor Gordon Stanley, University of Sydney; Professor Jim Tognolini, Pearson; Professor Art Graesser, University of Memphis; Dr Therese Hopfenbeck, University of Oslo; Professor Gordon Stobart, Emeritus Professor, Institute of Education University of London; […]

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Professor Jo-Anne Baird takes up Directorship Saturday, October 1st, 2011

Professor Jo-Anne Baird starts as Director of the Oxford University Centre for Educational Assessment on 1st October. Jo-Anne’s research interests are on examination standards, marking, structural aspects of assessment and assessment policy. She is a Fellow of the Association of Educational Assessment-Europe. In 2007, Jo-Anne co-edited the book, Techniques for comparing examination standards, which was […]

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