Research Matters

Research Matters

Research Matters is our free biannual publication which allows us to share our assessment research, in a range of fields, with the wider assessment community. It features articles showcasing the wide variety of qualitative and quantitative research we carry out.

Latest issue: Autumn 2021

Foreword: Tim Oates CBE, Group Director, Assessment Research and Development

Editorial: Tom Bramley, Director, Research Division 

What is (or are) social studies?: Victoria Coleman

Learning during lockdown: How socially interactive were secondary school students in England?: Joanna Williamson, Irenka Suto, John Little, Chris Jellis and Matthew Carroll

How well do we understand wellbeing? Teachers’ experiences in an extraordinary educational era: Chris Jellis, Joanna Williamson and Irenka Suto

What do we mean by question paper error? An analysis of criteria and working definitions: Nicky Rushton, Sylvia Vitello and Irenka Suto

Item response theory, computer adaptive testing and the risk of self-deception: Tom Benton

Research News: Anouk Peigne

Research Matters issue 32

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