Professor Robert Coe

The Big Evidence Debate

Meta-analysis involves the aggregation of data from existing studies that share key features, in order to create a summary that reflects all the available evidence.

Why assessment may tell you less than you think – Part 2

By Rob Coe

In part 1 of this blog post, I posed five questions about these uses of assessments....

Why assessment may tell you less than you think – Part 1

By Rob Coe

I was inspired to write this blog by reading Harry Fletcher-Wood's book ‘Responsive...

Serious critiques of meta-analysis and effect size: researchED 2018

By Rob Coe

Since I became a researcher in the late 1990s, I have been an advocate of using...

Evidence-based improvement

At the Festival of Education 2018, Rob Coe’s presentation followed on from his recent blog post ...

But that is NOT AN ASSESSMENT!

It has become common, although I still find it surprising, to hear teachers use the word...

Carol Taylor Fitz-Gibbon, 1938 – 2017

At the end of January, the educational researcher who influenced me more than any other, my...