Geoff Masters | Chief Executive Officer
Australian Council for Educational Research

Geoff Masters, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Council for Educational Research

Geoff Masters is Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of the Australian Council for Educational Research, a global research organisation with offices in Australia, the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates, India, Malaysia and Indonesia. Professor Masters has a PhD in measurement, evaluation and statistical analysis from the University of Chicago and has published widely in the fields of educational measurement, educational assessment and school improvement. Professor Masters has conducted a number of reviews for governments, including a review of examination procedures in 
the NSW Higher School Certificate; an investigation of options for the introduction of an Australian Certificate of Education; a national review of options for reporting and comparing school performances; 
reviews of strategies for improving literacy and numeracy learning in government schools in Queensland and the Northern Territory; and a review of senior secondary assessment and tertiary entrance procedures in Queensland. Professor Masters is currently undertaking a review of the school curriculum for the Australian state of New South Wales. He also assists in teaching an online course in educational assessment and has recently developed an online course on Rasch measurement which will commence in 2019. Professor Masters’ contributions to education have been recognised through the award of the Australian College of Educators’ Medal in 2009 and his appointment as an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2014

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Day 1 @ 09:45

Future of Student Assessment

What if the primary outcome of assessment was not a grade, but an estimate of the point an individual has reached in their learning?Assessment is a diagnostic tool, but too often it is treated as the end-point. This session will discuss how we need to rethink and redesign assessment to measure progression and inform teaching.
last published: 16/Aug/21 09:05 GMT
last published: 16/Aug/21 09:05 GMT
last published: 16/Aug/21 09:05 GMT

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