Claire Wyatt-Smith | Director
Australian Catholic University

Claire Wyatt-Smith, Director, Australian Catholic University

Claire Wyatt-Smith is a Professor of Educational Assessment and Literacy and Director of the Institute for Learning Sciences & Teacher Education. Her research focuses on professional judgment, standards and moderation, with an aligned focus on curriculum and literacy education. Her publications address teachers’ assessment identities; large-scale standardised testing and its impact on learning; assessment adaptations for students with disabilities and assessment and new technologies. Currently she leads a large-scale project involving 14 universities researching the reform of Initial Teacher Education through a collective focus on standards, professional judgment, evidence and intelligent accountability. A concurrent ARC Linkage funded study and several research consultancies take a related focus, with the work underway in schooling sectors across four Australian states. She has won numerous Australian Research Council grants and completed significant government-funded large-scale longitudinal projects to inform policy and practice. She is the Series Editor for Springer’s assessment series, The Enabling Power of Assessment and a second series titled Teacher Education, Learning Innovation and Accountability. She enjoys working with international networks of researchers, teachers and policy personnel in several countries addressing issues of assessment for learning improvement and measurement purposes and professional practice. Claire holds an advisory role in the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment, Republic of Ireland and a Professorial Teaching Fellowship, Hong Kong University, working in the Faculties of Education and Dentistry.


Day 1 @ 19:30

Graduate teacher performance assessment

last published: 14/Jan/20 03:05 GMT

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