Current research projects

Current research projects carried out by OUCEA are listed below.

Further information on each project is available by clicking on the project title in the left-hand menu.

Current research projects

Aga Kkan University Language Policy Thinking Group (funder: The Aga Khan University, £20,000)

Using Technology in Science Tasks: Reducing Language Barriers for Syrian Refugees in Lebanon (funder: ESRC, Global Challenges Research Fund – £100,000)

SLATE project: Systematic review of computer-assisted learning and formative assessment (funder: SLATE, Norway)

Achievement Growth and Differential School Effectiveness in Reading and Mathematics in Peru (funder: Ministry of Education Peru/World Bank, £54,046)

Assessment for Learning in Africa (AFLA): Improving pedagogy and assessment for numeracy in foundation years (funder: ESRC-DFID, £695,120)

Progress in International Reading Literacy Study: PIRLS for teachers (funder: ESRC, £49,917)

PIRLS 2016 National Centre (funder: DfE, £178,254)

Assessment and Psychometrics Research Fellowship (funder: AQA, £435,790)

Setting and Maintaining Standards in National Examinations (funder: AQA, Ofqual)

Examination Reform: The impact of linear and modular examinations at GCSE (funder: Ofqual, £241,420)

Indicators of Education System Effectiveness (funder: John Fell OUP Research Fund, £7,500)

Judging Demands and Predicting Task Difficulty: A systematic review of the literature (funder: Oxford University Department of Education, £3,366)

Evaluating Effectiveness of Education Systems and Instructional Approaches with PISA Data (funder: OECD, £13,846)

Developing Appropriate Assessments of English language Fluency for Children with English as an Additional Language (EAL) (funder: John Fell OUP Research Fund, £37,000)

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