Examination standards are not well defined in theoretical terms and this leads to problems in their public understanding, with consequent periodic crises in public confidence.
Assessment practice and research is dominated by psychometric ways of thinking. We think psychometrics is valuable, but these techniques are not the only way to view assessment issues.
The effect of the Diploma Programme on Critical Thinking Development: An International Multisite Evaluation
An evaluation of new models of providing adoption services in England
An action research project that aims to help local authorities better understand the needs of the children they look after through an anonymous online survey for looked after children aged 4-18yrs.
Study led by the Open University investigates how separated child migrants and those involved in their care make sense of care relationships and care practices.
A software tool that can be used to explore the relationship between needs, costs and outcomes of services provided to looked after children.
This five year research programme is evaluating the impact of 'whole school' attachment and trauma awareness training on experiences and outcomes for vulnerable young people
This large-scale study explores in detail what factors, including earlier education and training, contribute to whether care leavers are in employment at age 21.
This project is developing a training module and artificial intelligence (AI) health application to support frontline health care staff to screen for health issues.
This project aims to examine the impact humanities degrees have on society by examining the labour market outcomes and career trajectories of Humanities graduates from the University of Oxford.
This project aims to further develop a Teacher Professional Development Intervention for supporting secondary mathematics teachers to enhance their students’ proof competencies.