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November 13, 2020
Presentation on largescale assessment for Indonesian audience

On the 4th of November member of the MSHE, Dr Christian Bokhove, gave a presentation about the use of international largescale assessments (ILSA) to analyse mathematics education. In a wide-ranging talk Dr Bokhove gave an overview of ILSA, how Indonesia fared in PISA and what it takes it analyse such assessments in a rigorous way. […]

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October 7, 2020
Wolf Award for Dr Bokhove

The nonprofit and independent organization IEA (International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement) is an international cooperative of national research institutions, government research agencies, scholars, and analysts working to evaluate, understand, and improve education worldwide. They are known for studies like TIMSS and PIRLS. They have awarded a 2020 Wolf Award to Dr Bokhove. […]

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September 20, 2020
New paper analyses more than 17,000 Ofsted documents

Dr Bokhove and Dr Sims have published a new paper in which they demonstrate how textmining techniques can give insight in thousands of Ofsted documents. The paper is here. Abstract: Many national education systems incorporate a central inspectorate tasked with visiting, evaluating and reporting on the performance of schools. The judgements produced by inspectors often […]

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July 20, 2020
Paper on teaching about epigenetics in schools

MSHE members Marcus Grace, Andri Christodoulou, Carys Hughes and Janice Griffiths have just published a paper in School Science Review calling for the urgent need to teach about epigenetics in secondary school science. The rapidly growing field of epigenetics has transformed biological theory, and yet many of us are unaware of its significance. The research […]

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July 8, 2020
New book chapter by Keith Jones on debates on digital technologies in mathematics education

With the use of digital technologies in education, and more widely, coming under intense scrutiny, MSHE member Keith Jones has a new book chapter published today on key debates in the use of digital technologies in the teaching and learning of mathematics. Entitled “Fake news, artificial intelligence, mobile divisions, likely futures? Debates on digital technologies […]

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July 1, 2020
Chapter in The Early Career Framework Handbook on ‘Adapting Teaching’

Dr Christian Bokhove has teamed up with Ryan Campbell of the Intercultural school in Jakarta to write the chapter ‘adapting teaching’ for the The Early Career Framework Handbook. At the moment the chapter is available for free download on the Sage website. About the chapter: This chapter covers a lot of ground, but at its […]

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June 25, 2020
New ‘open access’ publications on geometry education by Keith Jones

MSHE member Keith Jones has two new co-authored articles on aspects of geometry education just published. Both are ‘open access’ so everyone can access and read the papers. One, entitled “Spatial visualisation reasoning about 2D representations of 3D geometrical shapes in grades 4 to 9”, found that 10-15 year-old students using either spatial visualisation or […]

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