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The Misleading Tower of PISA

I created this image for Pasi Sahlberg relating to their article in the Washington Post debating the need for PISA – the academic global league table. Read More

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Standards vs Standardised

This thought tickled me – and maybe it’s a helpful way of explaining the difference between Standards (a good thing) and Standardisation (not necessarily a good thing…)

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Formative vs Summative

Steve Wheeler wrote a blogpost a while back and this phase about Formative and Summative assessment caught my eye. It’s been very widely shared since.

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Assessment in Education

I really enjoyed an event recently at Nesta discussing young people and digital makery. Here’s a thought about assessment in education from one of the panel sessions by Jim Knight

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Assessment & Pedagogy

Here’s a thought from Bob Harrison, of FELTAG fame. I think its a good one.

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PISA…

Whilst at BETT this year, I got the opportunity to hear Sir Ken Robinson speak. Here’s one of his off-the-cuff comments about PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) that stuck in my head…

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What if assessment was designed around me?

This image was produced for Education Technology Action Group ETAG report (etag.report) and shared at the BETT show in London.

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How to Badge

This graphic was drawn around the time of the FELTAG report, to help me consider how to think through the design of a badge. Often, stepping through an approach like this will uncover flaws in the thinking…