Dr Jenny Lenkeit

Jenny Lenkeit is a Research Fellow at the Oxford University Centre for Educational Assessment.

Jenny received her PhD in Education from the University of Hamburg and a Master’s degree in Empirical Educational Research and Comparative Education from the Humboldt University of Berlin. She has worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Research Institute of Child Development and Education at the University of Amsterdam and at NFER. Previously at OUCEA, Jenny worked on the research project Ethnicity gaps in educational attainment.

At OUCEA, Jenny’s work relates to the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) 2016 National Centre in England, which OUCEA is working on in collaboration with Pearson UK and the ‘PIRLS for Teachers‘ project funded by the ESRC Impact Acceleration Award.


Jenny’s research interests are moreover focused on the conceptual and methodological link between international large-scale assessments and educational effectiveness research, cross cultural comparisons, the impact of large scale assessments on educational policy-making, and educational inequalities.


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