Professor Patrick Griffin

Professor Patrick Griffin

Professor Patrick Griffin

Professor Patrick Griffin is the Director of the Assessment Research Centre, the Chair of Education (Assessment) and the Associate Dean (Strategic Projects) at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education.

Professor Griffin is widely published on assessment and evaluation topics, with his research focusing on links between assessment and teaching in the fields of problem solving and higher order competency assessment and performance.

He has led national and international studies of problem solving, literacy and numeracy and was Executive Director of the Assessment and Teaching of 21st Century Skills Project with an impact on national and international assessments including the 2015 PISA study. His work has also had an important impact on developmental frameworks for teachers and school leaders in Australia.