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How does assessment data impact student learning?

Data has always played a critical role in making good decisions in commerce and in the health...

Is meta-analysis all just ‘an exercise in mega-silliness’?

To my mind, there was something heroic about Gene Glass’ presidential address to the 1976...

Meta-analysis: Don’t do it or Do it more carefully?

Meta-analyses (like the popular Sutton Trust Tool Kit and Hattie’s Visible Learning) apparently...

Is meta-analysis the best we can do?

By Professor Steve Higgins

Is meta-analysis in its current state trustworthy enough to be a...

Five Things I’ve Learned about the Importance of Good Assessment

By Alex Quigley

Having been a teacher for nearly fifteen years, it may surprise you to hear that...

Where is the value in assessment?

Assessment is one of those things that you think you know what it is until you start to really...

What makes great assessment?

Almost 20 years ago, at the very tail-end of the last century, Professor Rob Coe published his ...

Would you let this test into your classroom?

By Professor Robert Coe

In England, the government has announced the end of using levels for...