Zhanxin is a DPhil candidate in education at the University of Oxford. Her research interests include the assessment policy, the predictability and standards of high-stakes tests, assessment for learning and e-assessment.
Zhanxin took her undergraduate study at Beijing Normal University. She joined several research projects which mainly focused on the equity problems in education fields and the school integration situation of underprivileged children. After the completion of her bachelor’s degree, she started her Master in Educational Assessment at Institute of Education, UCL. In her Master’s dissertation, Zhanxin explored how do primary teachers in two case Chinese schools perceive and practice Assessment for Learning (AfL). Her DPhil thesis aims to explore the predictability of China’s National College Entrance Examination (gaokao).
Title of Thesis
The Predictability of the National College Entrance Examination in China.