Welcome to the Assessment Research Centre

The Assessment Research Centre aims to improve assessment and measurement practices and to influence teaching and learning through the use of data informed decision making at all levels of education.

In order to achieve this, the Centre undertakes research, graduate training and consultancies in educational and psycho-social measurement and quantitative research methodology. Moreā€¦

ARC News

Assessment and Teaching of 21st Century Skills MOOC

Director of the Assessment Research Centre, Professor Patrick Griffin and Deputy Director, Associate Professor Esther Care are presenting a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on the Assessment and Teaching of 21st Century Skills. The course is being run on Coursera and will begin on June 30 2014. The free course is open to everyone, you can register via https://www.coursera.org/course/atc21s

Assessment for Teaching

A volume titled Assessment for Teaching has been published by Cambridge University Press.
A team from the Assessment Research Centre has published a book on Assessment for Teaching led and edited by Professor Patrick Griffin. The book is a comprehensive and practical introduction to assessment and learning in primary and secondary school settings. It is available here from Cambridge University Press.