Associate Professor, Dr Therese N. Hopfenbeck

Associate Professor, Dr Therese N. Hopfenbeck is the Principal Investigator on AFLA.

Therese’s research interests are focused on large-scale comparative assessments and how international testing has shaped public policy across education systems. In addition, she is interested in different models of classroom assessment and self-regulation.

As a member of the Norwegian PISA research team, she has been working on the development of student and school leader questionnaires, as well as problem solving tasks for PISA 2012.Therese is the Research Manager of PIRLS 2016 in England and is also the Principal Investigator for the Knowledge Exchange Program PIRLS for Teachers, funded by ESRC. She has been invited as external expert on Assessment for Learning research projects in India and South Africa, and evaluated the Norwegian Assessment for Learning program in 2013. She is Lead Editor of the international research journal Assessment in Education: Principles, policy and practice and member of the PISA 2018 Questionnaire Expert Group.