ESRC Seminar Series

ESRC Seminar Series

 The inaugural seminar series of the Laboratory of International Assessment Studies will explore the potentials, politics and practices of international assessments in education. Funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council, this high profile, two year series will bring academic researchers, [...]

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Encoded in Numbers – Workshop

Encoded in Numbers – Workshop

The Laboratory of International Assessments will run a workshop on the theme of international educational assessments on the 17th and 18th February 2015 at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. This two-day workshop is intended for MA, doctoral and [...]

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How to Tame Monsters

How to Tame Monsters

Standards are rife in education, and they form the bedrock upon which comparative assessment is built. Everywhere we look, we find attempts to overlay bumpy, contoured terrains with grids of mathematical smoothness and precision. Everywhere we see attempts to tame [...]

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