Tony Leech

Tony Leech

Tony Leech

Tony is a Senior Researcher at OCR. He is interested in a broad range of assessment, policy and curriculum issues.

What is your role in the Digital Assessment team?

Agile research projects, including on collaboration in computational thinking, continuous capture of evidence and predictive validity.

What can people ask you about?

Any of the above things!

What is the most exciting thing in the future of assessment?

The prospect of meaningful digital-first assessment that's efficient, student-friendly, valid and uses data well.

What most annoys you about the assessment industry?

Commercial competition, and cycles of interest in particular ideas that mean they may not stick around for the long term.

What are your interests?

​​​​​​​Speculative fiction, trying to play old folk and protest tunes on my guitar, history, politics, the outdoors.

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