Professor Esther Care

Professor Esther Care

Professor Esther Care

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Director, Assessment Curriculum and Technology Research Centre

Esther is a senior academic with a history in psychology in the field and higher education. She leads international large scale research associated with assessment of 21st century skills, educational assessment, and education reform.

International projects include development of assessments of 21st century skills in the Asia Pacific and Africa. These projects are undertaken with UNESCO, the Global Partnership in Education, University of Oslo, Australian Council of Educational Research, and participating countries. Research in curriculum reform and the impact of this for assessment and pedagogy, is undertaken in countries as diverse as Kenya, South Africa, and Mexico, and particularly in the Philippines where Esther directs the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade-funded Assessment Curriculum and Technology Research Centre based at the University of the Philippines.